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ˈæn lˌɔg, -ˌɒgana·log

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. analogue, analog, paralleladjective

    something having the property of being analogous to something else

  2. analogue, analog, linearadjective

    of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input

    "analogue device"; "linear amplifier"

Wiktionary

  1. analognoun

    something that bears an analogy to something else

  2. analognoun

    an organ or structure that is similar in function to one in another kind of organism but is of dissimilar evolutionary origin

  3. analognoun

    a structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element

  4. analogadjective

    in which the value of a data item (such as time) is represented by a continuously variable physical quantity that can be measured (such as the shadow of a sundial)

  5. Etymology: Early 19th century; from analogue, from ἀνάλογος, from ἀνά + λόγος.

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  1. agonal

  2. Angola

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of analog in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of analog in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of analog in a Sentence

  1. Ben Moores:

    This gives them a much better strike capability, because the targeting system is much better than what their existing aircraft have, probably the biggest difference is that it comes with advanced radar, which is effectively like moving from analog to digital.

  2. Donna Kalinkiewicz:

    I think everybody should teach a child how to read an analog dial, you’re always going to have those people who rely on digital [because] that’s all they know [and] that’s all they care about. All they understand is 12:48 [but] they don’t understand that that’s 12 minutes to one.

  3. Akira Furusawa:

    Usually there are two types of quantum information processing, there's the qubit type, the digital information processing, and there's continuous variable, a sort of analog type of quantum information. We are trying to combine them.

  4. Joshua Blackman:

    This evidence confirms that planets orbiting at a large enough distance can continue to exist after their star's death, given that this system is an analog to our own solar system, it suggests that Jupiter and Saturn might survive the Sun's red giant phase, when it runs out of nuclear fuel and self-destructs.

  5. Mike Davis:

    I can download that analog signal and parse through the power trace to get ones and zeroes, i know what the lock is doing internally.

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