analogue

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1an·a·logue

noun \ˈa-nə-ˌlg, -ˌläg\

: something that is similar to something else in design, origin, use, etc. : something that is analogous to something else

Full Definition of ANALOGUE

1
:  something that is analogous or similar to something else
2
:  an organ or part similar in function to an organ or part of another animal or plant but different in structure and origin
3
usually analog :  a chemical compound that is structurally similar to another but differs slightly in composition (as in the replacement of one atom by an atom of a different element or in the presence of a particular functional group)
4
:  a food product made by combining a less expensive food (as soybeans or whitefish) with additives to give the appearance and taste of a more expensive food (as beef or crab)

Variants of ANALOGUE

an·a·logue or an·a·log \ˈa-nə-ˌlg, -ˌläg\

Examples of ANALOGUE

  1. a modern analog to what happened before
  2. the synthetic analog of a chemical found in a tropical tree
  3. a meat analogue such as tofu

Origin of ANALOGUE

French analogue, from analogue analogous, from Greek analogos
First Known Use: 1826

2an·a·logue

Definition of ANALOGUE

chiefly British variant of analog

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an·a·logue

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANALOGUE

1
: something that is analogous or similar to something else
2
: an organ similar in function to an organ of another animal or plant but different in structure and origin
3
usually analog : a chemical compound that is structurally similar to another but differs slightly in composition (as in the replacement of one atom by an atom of a different element or in the presence of a particular functional group)

Variants of ANALOGUE

an·a·logue or an·a·log \ˈan-əl-ˌg, -ˌäg\

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