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In [[mathematics]], a '''homothety''' (or '''homothecy''') is a transformation of space which dilates distances with respect to a fixed point. Such a transformation is also called an '''enlargement'''.
 
In [[mathematics]], a '''homothety''' (or '''homothecy''') is a transformation of space which dilates distances with respect to a fixed point. Such a transformation is also called an '''enlargement'''.
  

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In mathematics, a homothety (or homothecy) is a transformation of space which dilates distances with respect to a fixed point. Such a transformation is also called an enlargement.

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