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Analogous

A`nal´o`gous
a.1.Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; - often followed by to.
Analogous tendencies in arts and manners.
- De Quincey.
Decay of public spirit, which may be considered analogous to natural death.
- J. H. Newman.
nalogous pole
(Pyroelect.) that pole of a crystal which becomes positively electrified when heated.
Adj.1.analogous - similar or correspondent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar; "brains and computers are often considered analogous"; "surimi is marketed as analogous to crabmeat"
Synonyms: correspondent
2.analogous - corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin; "the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous"
Antonyms:
heterologic, heterological, heterologous - not corresponding in structure or evolutionary origin
homologous - having the same evolutionary origin but serving different functions; "the wing of a bat and the arm of a man are homologous"
akin, aligned, analogical, answering, coequal, coextending, coextensive, collatable, collateral, commensurable, commensurate, comparative, complemental, complementary, concurrent, consonant, convertible, duplicate, equal, equidistant, equipollent, equispaced, equivalent, even, homologous, interchangeable, kindred, lined up, matchable, matching, much at one, nonconvergent, nondivergent, of a kind, of a piece, of a size, parallelepipedal, parallelinervate, paralleling, parallelodrome, parallelogrammatic, parallelogrammic, parallelotropic, reciprocal, reciprocative, relative, tantamount, twin, undifferentiated, uniform
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