Definitions for analogous
əˈnæl ə gəsanal·o·gous
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word analogous.
similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
"brains and computers are often considered analogous"; "salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar"
corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
"the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous"
Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion;often followed by "to".
Etymology: analogia, from + -ous. See logic.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: ἀνά and λόγος.
Exercise makes things easy, that would be otherwise very hard; as, in labour, watchings, heats, and colds; and then there is something analogous in the exercise of the mind, to that of the body. It is folly and infirmity that makes us delicate and froward. Roger L'Estrange.
Many important consequences may be drawn from the observation of the most common things, and analogous reasonings from the causes of them. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.
This incorporeal substance may have some sort of existence, analogous to corporeal extension: though we have no adequate conception hereof. John Locke.
Analogous refers to two or more things that are similar or comparable in certain aspects or features. This similarity often allows one entity to be used to explain, clarify or predict another entity. It can refer to things that are alike in function or relationship, despite being different in nature or type.
having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; -- often followed by to
similar in function; but differing in origin and structure: e.g. the wings of birds and insects: see homologous.
The numerical value of analogous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of analogous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
I will not go so far as to say that to construct a history of thought without profound study of the mathematical ideas of successive epochs is like omitting Hamlet from the play which is named after him. . . But it is certainly analogous to cutting out the part of Ophelia. This simile is singularly exact. For Ophelia is quite essential to the play, she is very charming-- and a little mad.
LIFE AND LONGEVITY MUST ACT IN SYNERGY. HERE'S, ONE EXAMPLE:-eg. SODIUM AND CHLORINE FORMS THE BASIS OF -TABLE SALT- SO OFTEN EATEN SAFELY ON OUR FOOD--BUT TAKEN SEPARATELY, ARE DEADLY POISONS WHICH WILL IMMEDIATELY KILL US. SYNERGY IN THEIR COMBINED EFFECTS GUARANTEES THEIR SAFETY FOR LIFE. THIS REASONING IS ANALOGOUS TO HOW-HOMEOSTASIS AND EQUILIBRIUM GIVES A CLUE TO THE BODY'S FUNCTIONAL NORMALITY.
Everyone is familiar with those lights that flash superfast in clubs, screams could be considered as strobophones, since they are modulating very fast in an analogous way in the auditory domain.
The industry is aware of issues involved in the continued use of aging ski lifts, in this case 37 years. Analogous to our country's aging infrastructure of roads and bridges.
Males typically invest more into their ornamentation than do females, so the larger wide plates were likely from males, the broad, thin structure of the plates and their positioning on the back of the animal suggests that they were used in sexual display, analogous to the tail of a peacock. The broad, wide plates likely made a continuous display surface along the animal's back to attract mates, like a billboard.
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- аналогичен, сходен, подобенBulgarian
- analogický, obdobnýCzech
- vastaava, vastaavanlainenFinnish
- analoge, analoogDutch
- analogic, analogRomanian
- сходный, аналогичный, подобныйRussian
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