analog

adjective an·a·log \ ˈa-nə-ˌlȯg , -ˌläg \

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
  • an analog watch

Examples of analog in a Sentence

  1. Telephone lines carry data in analog form.

  2. It receives an analog video signal and converts it to a digital signal.

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ANALOG Defined for English Language Learners

analog

adjective

Definition of analog for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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