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analogue

noun an·a·logue \ˈa-nə-ˌlȯg, -ˌläg\

Simple Definition of analogue

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

Full Definition of analogue

  1. 1 :  something that is analogous or similar to something else

  2. 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. 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. 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)

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



Variants of analogue

or an·a·log play \ˈa-nə-ˌlȯg, -ˌläg\

Origin of analogue

French analogue, from analogue analogous, from Greek analogos


First Known Use: 1826


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analogue

an·a·logue

Definition of analogue

  1. chiefly British variant of analog



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analogue

noun an·a·logue

Medical Definition of analogue

  1. 1:  something that is analogous or similar to something else

  2. 2:  an organ similar in function to an organ of another animal or plant but different in structure and origin

  3. 3usually 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

or an·a·log \ˈan-əl-ˌȯg, -ˌäg\play

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