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an·a·log

or an·a·logue  (ăn′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
n.
1. Something that bears an analogy to something else; something that is comparable: "Titan, Saturn's giant moon ... seems like an analog of the environment of Earth on the eve of life" (David Grindspoon).
2. Biology An organ or structure that is similar in function to one in another kind of organism but is of dissimilar evolutionary origin.
3. Chemistry A structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element.
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a device in which data or a signal is represented by continuously variable, measurable, physical quantities, such as length, width, voltage, or pressure.

[French analogue, analogous, analog, from Medieval Latin analogus, from Greek analogos, proportionate; see analogous.]

analog

(ˈænəˌlɒɡ)
n
(Computer Science) a variant spelling of analogue
Usage: The spelling analog is a US variant of analogue in all its senses, and is also the generally preferred spelling in the computer industry

an•a•log

(ˈæn lˌɔg, -ˌɒg)

n. adj.
2. of or pertaining to a mechanism that represents data by measurement to a continuous physical variable, as voltage or pressure.
3. displaying a readout by a pointer on a dial
rather than by numerical digits: an analog watch.

an·a·log

(ăn′ə-lôg′)
Relating to a device that uses continuously changing physical quantities to represent data. For example, the position of the hands of a clock is an analog representation of time.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.analog - something having the property of being analogous to something elseanalog - 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.analog - 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
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