analog

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See also: analóg and analōg

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Early 19th century; from French analogue, from Ancient Greek ἀνάλογος (análogos, proportionate), from ἀνά (aná, up to) + λόγος (lógos, ratio).

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analog (not comparable)

  1. (of a device or system) in which the value of a data item (such as time) is represented by a continuous(ly) variable physical quantity that can be measured (such as the shadow of a sundial).
    an analog watch

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analog (plural analogs)

  1. (countable) Something that bears an analogy to something else.
  2. (countable, biology) An organ or structure that is similar in function to one in another kind of organism but is of dissimilar evolutionary origin.
  3. (chemistry) A structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element.

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  • Irish: analóg

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analog m

  1. analog, analogue (something that bears an analogy to something else)
    • 2007, Karel Riegel, Ekonomická psychologie[1]:
      Průmyslová výroba, industriální věk již těží ze zdroje, kterému se nešťastně říká "lidská pracovní síla". Je napojena na cyklus, v němž se člověk stává analogem přírodní síly a oživuje soustavu strojů.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (chemistry) analog, analogue (structural derivative of a parent compound)
    • 2006, Jaroslav Rybka, Diabetologie pro sestry[2]:
      Prvním dlouze působícím inzulinovým analogem byl glargin připravený DNA-rekombinantní technologií.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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German[edit]

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French analogue

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analog (not comparable)

  1. (formal) analogous
    Synonyms: ähnlich, vergleichbar, gleichartig
  2. (physics, computing) analog
    Antonym: digital
  3. (colloquial) material, not electronic or computerised
    Synonym: materiell
    Ich lese lieber ein anfassbares, analoges Buch als ein E-Book.(please add an English translation of this usage example)

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analog (neuter singular analogt, definite singular and plural analoge)

  1. analogous
  2. analogue (UK) or analog (US)

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analog (neuter singular analogt, definite singular and plural analoge)

  1. analogous
  2. analog (US) or analogue (UK)

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From French analogue, from Ancient Greek ἀνάλογος (análogos).

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analog m inan

  1. analog (something that bears an analogy)
  2. (chemistry) analog (structural derivative)
  3. (colloquial, music) phonograph record

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  • analog in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • analog in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

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From French analogue, from Latin analogus.

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analog m or n (feminine singular analoagă, masculine plural analogi, feminine and neuter plural analoage)

  1. analogue (represented by a continuously variable physical quantity)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ana- +‎ -log

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analog

  1. analogue

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Inflection of analog
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular analog
Neuter singular analogt
Plural analoga
Masculine plural3 analoge
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 analoge
All analoga
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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