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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sim·i·le /ˈsɪmə(ˌ)li/
 直喻,明喻

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sim·i·le n.; pl. Similes   Rhet. A word or phrase by which anything is likened, in one or more of its aspects, to something else; a similitude; a poetical or imaginative comparison.
    A good swift simile, but something currish.   --Shak.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 simile
      n : a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between
          things of different kinds (usually formed with `like' or
          `as')