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n. & adj.
Variant of analog.
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1. (Computer Science)
a. a physical object or quantity, such as a pointer on a dial or a voltage, used to measure or represent another quantity
b. (as modifier): analogue watch; analogue recording.
2. something analogous to something else
3. (Biology) biology an analogous part or organ
4. (Chemistry) chem
a. an organic chemical compound related to another by substitution of hydrogen atoms with alkyl groups: toluene is an analogue of benzene.
b. an organic compound that is similar in structure to another organic compound: thiols are sulphur analogues of alcohols.
Usage: See at analog
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or an•a•log(ˈæn lˌɔg, -ˌɒg)
1. something having analogy to something else.
2. Biol. an organ or part analogous to another.
3. one of a group of chemical compounds similar in structure but different in composition.
[1820–30; < French < Greek análogon, neuter of análogos analogous]
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|Noun||1.||analogue - something having the property of being analogous to something else|
similarity - the quality of being similar
echo - a close parallel of a feeling, idea, style, etc.; "his contention contains more than an echo of Rousseau"; "Napoleon III was an echo of the mighty Emperor but an infinitely better man"
|Adj.||1.||analogue - of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input; "analogue device"; "linear amplifier"|
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
digital - of a circuit or device that represents magnitudes in digits; "digital computer"
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noun representation, picture, model, image, illustration, simulation, likeness, simulacrum No model can be a perfect analogue of nature itself.
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analogue[ˈænəlɒg] (British) analog (US)
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analogueanalog (Am) [ˈænəlɒg]
1. adj (watch) → analogico/a
2. n → cosa analoga
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