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Analogal
Analogal A*nal"o*gal, a. Analogous. [Obs.] --Donne.
Analogic
Analogic An`a*log"ic, a. [See Analogous.] Of or belonging to analogy. --Geo. Eliot.
Analogical
Analogical An`a*log"ic*al, a. 1. Founded on, or of the nature of, analogy; expressing or implying analogy. When a country which has sent out colonies is termed the mother country, the expression is analogical. --J. S. Mill. 2. Having analogy; analogous. --Sir M. Hale.
Analogically
Analogically An`a*log"ic*al*ly, adv. In an analogical sense; in accordance with analogy; by way of similitude. A prince is analogically styled a pilot, being to the state as a pilot is to the vessel. --Berkeley.
Analogicalness
Analogicalness An`a*log"ic*al*ness, n. Quality of being analogical.
Analogies
Analogy A*nal"o*gy, n.; pl. Analogies. [L. analogia, Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. analogie. See Analogous.] 1. A resemblance of relations; an agreement or likeness between things in some circumstances or effects, when the things are otherwise entirely different. Thus, learning enlightens the mind, because it is to the mind what light is to the eye, enabling it to discover things before hidden. Note: Followed by between, to, or with; as, there is an analogy between these objects, or one thing has an analogy to or with another. Note: Analogy is very commonly used to denote similarity or essential resemblance; but its specific meaning is a similarity of relations, and in this consists the difference between the argument from example and that from analogy. In the former, we argue from the mere similarity of two things; in the latter, from the similarity of their relations. --Karslake. 2. (Biol.) A relation or correspondence in function, between organs or parts which are decidedly different. 3. (Geom.) Proportion; equality of ratios. 4. (Gram.) Conformity of words to the genius, structure, or general rules of a language; similarity of origin, inflection, or principle of pronunciation, and the like, as opposed to anomaly. --Johnson.
Analogism
Analogism A*nal"o*gism, n. [Gr. ? course of reasoning, fr. ? to think over, to calculate] 1. Logic an argument from the cause to the effect; an a priori argument. --Johnson. 2. Investigation of things by the analogy they bear to each other. --Crabb.
Analogist
Analogist A*nal"o*gist, n. One who reasons from analogy, or represent, by analogy. --Cheyne.
Analogize
Analogize A*nal"o*gize, v. i. To employ, or reason by, analogy.
Analogon
Analogon A*nal"o*gon, n. [Gr. ?.] Analogue.
Analogous
Analogous A*nal"o*gous, a. [L. analogous, Gr. ? according to a due ratio, proportionate; ? + ? ratio, proportion. See Logic.] Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; -- often followed by to. Analogous tendencies in arts and manners. --De Quincey. Decay of public spirit, which may be considered analogous to natural death. --J. H. Newman. nalogous pole (Pyroelect.), that pole of a crystal which becomes positively electrified when heated. Syn: Correspondent; similar; like. -- A*nal"o gous*ly, adv. -- A*nal"o*gous*ness, n.
Analogousness
Analogous A*nal"o*gous, a. [L. analogous, Gr. ? according to a due ratio, proportionate; ? + ? ratio, proportion. See Logic.] Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; -- often followed by to. Analogous tendencies in arts and manners. --De Quincey. Decay of public spirit, which may be considered analogous to natural death. --J. H. Newman. nalogous pole (Pyroelect.), that pole of a crystal which becomes positively electrified when heated. Syn: Correspondent; similar; like. -- A*nal"o gous*ly, adv. -- A*nal"o*gous*ness, n.
Analogue
Analogue An"a*logue (?; 115), n. [F. ?, fr. Gr. ?.] 1. That which is analogous to, or corresponds with, some other thing. The vexatious tyranny of the individual despot meets its analogue in the insolent tyranny of the many. --I. Taylor. 2. (Philol.) A word in one language corresponding with one in another; an analogous term; as, the Latin ``pater' is the analogue of the English ``father.' 3. (Nat. Hist.) (a) An organ which is equivalent in its functions to a different organ in another species or group, or even in the same group; as, the gill of a fish is the analogue of a lung in a quadruped, although the two are not of like structural relations. (b) A species in one genus or group having its characters parallel, one by one, with those of another group. (c) A species or genus in one country closely related to a species of the same genus, or a genus of the same group, in another: such species are often called representative species, and such genera, representative genera. --Dana.
Analogy
Analogy A*nal"o*gy, n.; pl. Analogies. [L. analogia, Gr. ?, fr. ?: cf. F. analogie. See Analogous.] 1. A resemblance of relations; an agreement or likeness between things in some circumstances or effects, when the things are otherwise entirely different. Thus, learning enlightens the mind, because it is to the mind what light is to the eye, enabling it to discover things before hidden. Note: Followed by between, to, or with; as, there is an analogy between these objects, or one thing has an analogy to or with another. Note: Analogy is very commonly used to denote similarity or essential resemblance; but its specific meaning is a similarity of relations, and in this consists the difference between the argument from example and that from analogy. In the former, we argue from the mere similarity of two things; in the latter, from the similarity of their relations. --Karslake. 2. (Biol.) A relation or correspondence in function, between organs or parts which are decidedly different. 3. (Geom.) Proportion; equality of ratios. 4. (Gram.) Conformity of words to the genius, structure, or general rules of a language; similarity of origin, inflection, or principle of pronunciation, and the like, as opposed to anomaly. --Johnson.

Meaning of Analog from wikipedia

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- In electronics, an analog-to-digital converter (ADC, A/D, or A-to-D) is a system that converts an analog signal, such as a sound picked up by a microphone...
- using digital encoding, in contrast to the earlier analog television technology which used analog signals. At the time of its development it was considered...
- a digital-to-analog converter (DAC, D/A, D2A, or D-to-A) is a system that converts a digital signal into an analog signal. An analog-to-digital converter...
- The aim of analog modulation is to transfer an analog baseband (or lowp****) signal, for example an audio signal or TV signal, over an analog bandp**** channel...
- favour of ISDB-Tb. The Pan-American terrestrial television operates on analog channels 2 through 6 (VHF-low band, 54 to 88 MHz, known as band I in Europe)...
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