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Analog or analogue may refer to:

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In electronics

  • Analog signal, a variable signal that is continuous in time and amplitude, as opposed to a digital or discrete signal:
    • Analog circuits, circuits which use analog signals
    • Analog computer, a computer based on continuous electrical or mechanical phenomena
    • Analog clock, a clock or watch that represents time by position on a dial
    • Analog hole, a "security gap" that is inevitable in attempts at copy protection of recordings
    • Analog photography, photography with an analog sensor
    • Analog recording, storing signals in analog form
    • Analog synthesizer, a synthesizer that uses analog circuits and analog computer techniques to generate sound electronically
    • Analog transmission, a transmission using analog signals
    • Analog television, television picture and sound information encoded and transmitted as an analog signal
    • Analog transducer, a sensor that measures continuous information
  • Analog signal processing
  • Analog image processing

In literature and language

  • Analog, an object, concept or situation which in some way resembles a different situation:
    • Analogue (literature), a literary work that shares motifs, characters or events with another, but is not directly derived from it
    • Analogy, in language, a comparison between concepts

In science

  • Structural analog, a chemical compound with a slightly altered chemical structure
  • Functional analog, a chemical compound with similar properties
  • Substrate analog, a chemical compound that resembles the substrate in an enzymatic reaction
  • Transition state analog, a chemical compound that resembles the transition state of a substrate in an enzymatic reaction
  • Analogy (biology), biological structures which perform similar functions by similar mechanisms but evolved separately
  • Analogical models, mathematical models applied in the analysis of dynamical systems

In entertainment

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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English

Alternative spellings

Etymology

Greek άνά, "up to", + λόγος, "ratio".

Adjective

analog (not comparable)

Positive
analog

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (of a device or system) 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)

Antonyms

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

Singular
analog

Plural
analogs

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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German

Adjective

analog (not comparable)

  1. analogue

Romanian

Adjective

analog

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

This Romanian entry was created from the translations listed at analogue. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see analog in the Romanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009


Swedish

Adjective

Inflections of
analog
Indefinite
singular
Common analog
Neuter analogt
Definite
singular
Masc. analoge
All analoga
Plural analoga
  1. analogue

Antonyms


Simple English

Analog or analogue may refer to:

In electronics

  • Analog signal, a variable signal that is continuous in time and amplitude, as opposed to a digital or discrete signal:

In literature and language

  • Analog, an object, concept or situation which in some way resembles a different situation:
    • Analogy, in language, a comparison between concepts

In entertainment








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