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an·a·logue

 (ăn′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
n. & adj.
Variant of analog.
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analogue

(ˈænəˌlɒɡ) or

analog

;

analogon

(əˈnæləɡɒn)
n
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.
5. (Computer Science) informal a person who is afraid of using new technological devices. Compare digital native, digital immigrant
Usage: See at analog
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an•a•logue

or an•a•log

(ˈæn lˌɔg, -ˌɒg)

n.
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.analogue - something having the property of being analogous to something elseanalogue - 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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analogue

noun representation, picture, model, image, illustration, simulation, likeness, simulacrum No model can be a perfect analogue of nature itself.
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analogue

noun
Something closely resembling or analogous to something else:
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Translations
аналог
analogový
analogiaelinsamatoimintainenvertaus
analóg
analogowy
analog

analogue

[ˈænəlog]
A. Nanálogo m
B. CPDanalógico
analogue computer Nordenador m analógico
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analogue

[ˈænəlɒg] (British) analog (US)
n (formal) (similar thing)analogue m
an analogue of sth → un analogue de qch
adj
[signal, cassette, recording] → analogique
[watch, computer] → analogique
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analogue

nGegenstück nt, → Parallele f
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analogue

analog (Am) [ˈænəlɒg]
1. adj (watch) → analogico/a
2. ncosa analoga
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analogue

n análogo
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References in classic literature ?
That is, I did not attempt anything like his tales in kind; they must have seemed too hopelessly far away in taste and time, but I studied his verse, and imitated a stanza which I found in some of his things and had not found elsewhere; I rejoiced in the freshness and sweetness of his diction, and though I felt that his structure was obsolete, there was in his wording something homelier and heartier than the imported analogues that had taken the place of the phrases he used.
Two of the waders are rather smaller than the same species brought from other places: the swallow is also smaller, though it is doubtful whether or not it is distinct from its analogue. The two owls, the two tyrant-catchers (Pyrocephalus) and the dove, are also smaller than the analogous but distinct species, to which they are most nearly related; on the other hand, the gull is rather larger.
We might provisionally, though perhaps not quite correctly, define "memory" as that way of knowing about the past which has no analogue in our knowledge of the future; such a definition would at least serve to mark the problem with which we are concerned, though some expectations may deserve to rank with memory as regards immediacy.