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Etymology

Greek άνά, "up to", + λόγος, "ratio".

Adjective

analogue (not comparable)

Positive
analogue

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (not comparable) (Of a device or system) in which the value of a data item (such as time) is represented by a continuously variable physical quantity that can be measured (such as the shadow of a sundial)

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Noun

Singular
analogue

Plural
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  1. (countable) Something that bears an analogy to something else.
  2. (countable) (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.

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