Origin of analogue
Examples from the Web for analogue
It is in this latter sense, that it is the Analogue of the Bone.
British Dictionary definitions for analogue
sometimes US analog
- a physical object or quantity, such as a pointer on a dial or a voltage, used to measure or represent another quantity
- (as modifier)analogue watch; analogue recording
- an organic chemical compound related to another by substitution of hydrogen atoms with alkyl groupstoluene is an analogue of benzene
- an organic compound that is similar in structure to another organic compoundthiols are sulphur analogues of alcohols
Word Origin and History for analogue
1826, "an analogous thing," from French analogue, from Greek analogon (itself used in English from c.1810), from ana "up to" (see ana-) + logos "account, ratio" (see lecture (n.)). Computing sense is recorded from 1946.