Art. any one of a group of related colors that are near each other on the color wheel, a circular chart that shows gradations of color:
Red, orange, and yellow are analogous colors.
Compare (def 1a).
having ; corresponding in some particular: A brain and a computer are analogous. Biology. corresponding in function, but not evolved from corresponding organs, as the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird. Historical Examples analogously we may speak of the seven seven-rishis, where again the compound denotes a class of beings merely, not […]
something having analogy to something else. Biology. an organ or part analogous to another. Chemistry. one of a group of chemical compounds similar in structure but different in respect to elemental composition. a food made from vegetable matter, especially soybeans, that has been processed to taste and look like another food, as meat or dairy, […]
- Analogue clock
noun a clock or watch in which the hours, minutes, and sometimes seconds are indicated by hands on a dial Compare digital clock
- Analogue computer
analogue computer computer, hardware A machine or electronic circuit designed to work on numerical data represented by some physical quantity (e.g. rotation or displacement) or electrical quantity (e.g. voltage or charge) which varies continuously, in contrast to digital signals which are either 0 or 1. For example, the turning of a wheel or changes in […]