Simple Definition of analog
: of or relating to a device or process in which data is represented by physical quantities that change continuously
of a clock or watch : having hour and minute hands
Full Definition of analog
1 : of, relating to, or being an analogue
2 a : of, relating to, or being a mechanism in which data is represented by continuously variable physical quantities b : of or relating to an analog computer c : being a timepiece having hour and minute hands
Examples of analog
Telephone lines carry data in analog form.
It receives an analog video signal and converts it to a digital signal.
First Known Use of analog
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