Analog


Analog

Analog or analogueref|cwe may refer to:
* (1): Analog signal, a variable signal continuous in both time and amplitude (as opposed to digital or discrete, e.g. analog wristwatch vs digital wristwatch)
**Analog circuits, circuits which use analog signals
**Analog transmission, a transmission using analog signals
**Analog Transducer is a sensor that measures continuous information.
**Analog television encodes television picture and sound information and transmits it as an analog signal
**Analog recording stores signals as a continual wave in/on a medium.
**Analog synthesizer, a synthesizer that uses analog circuits and analog computer techniques to generate sound electronically.
* (2): An analog (noun) refers to 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
** An analogy
** Analog (chemistry), a structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by only a single element

Titles and names

* "Analog Science Fiction and Fact", the current title of the magazine originally named "Astounding Stories"
* "A.N.A.L.O.G." (Atari News And Lots Of Games), a magazine focusing on Atari computers
* Analog (program), a computer program that analyzes log files from web servers
* Analog Devices, a semiconductor company
* The Analogs, a Polish street-punk band
* Analogue (album), a 2005 album by Norwegian band a-ha
* Analogue (theatre company), a British theatre company
* The Federal Analog Act, a section of the DEA Controlled Substances Act
* Analogue data, is usually in a paper form, including paper maps, tables of statisics and hard-copy (printed) aerial photographs.

ee also

* Analog hole, a "security gap" that is inevitable in attempts at copy protection of recordings
* Analog clock, a clock or watch that represents time by position on a dial
* Analog computer, a computer based on continuous electrical or mechanical phenomena
* Analog photography, photography with an analog sensor
* Analogical models, applied in the analysis of dynamical systems.

Usage

In the U.S., the spellings "analog" and "analogue" are interchangeable for the noun (except, for example, in the literary sense above); the adjective is usually spelled "analog". In the rest of the English-speaking world the spelling is usually "analogue" for both noun and adjective; see og/ogue. However, the spellings given above should be retained in cases where it forms part of a name or is an acronym.


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  • analog — analog …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

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  • analog — [an′ə lôg΄, an′əläg΄] adj. 1. of a system of measurement in which a continuously varying value, as sound, temperature, etc., corresponds proportionally to another value, esp. a voltage 2. of or by means of an analog computer 3. of or having to do …   English World dictionary

  • analog — Adj. (Mittelstufe) geh.: entsprechend, mit etw. vergleichbar Synonyme: ähnlich, gleichartig Beispiel: Diese Aufgabe kannst du auf eine analoge Art und Weise lösen. Kollokation: etw. analog behandeln …   Extremes Deutsch

  • Anălog — (v. gr.), 1) nach Verhältniß; 2) ähnlich, übereinstimmend; 3) einer bestehenden Regel entsprechend. Analoges Urtheil, Urtheil über Dinge nach ihrer Ähnlichkeit; Analoge Erkenntniß, Erkenntniß, die aus der Ähnlichkeit mit anderen Dingen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Analōg — (griech.), in seinen Verhältnissen ähnlich …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Analog — Analōg (grch.), in seinen Verhältnissen ähnlich, übereinstimmend, entsprechend. Analogīe, Ähnlichkeit, Übereinstimmung. Ein Analogieschluß (Analogismus) zieht aus der Ähnlichkeit zweier Dinge in gewissen Beziehungen Folgerungen auf ihre… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • analog — chiefly U.S. spelling of ANALOGUE (Cf. analogue) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • analog — »entsprechend, ähnlich, gleichartig«: Das Adjektiv wurde im 18. Jh. über entsprechend frz. analogue aus gleichbed. griech. lat. análogos (eigentlich »dem Logos, der Vernunft entsprechend«) entlehnt. Dies gehört zu griech. aná »gemäß« (vgl. ↑ ana …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • analog — gleichartig; parallel; entsprechend; gleichermaßen; komparabel; korrespondierend; ähnlich; einheitlich; vergleichbar * * * 1ana|log [ana lo:k] <Adj.>: 1. sich (mit etwas Entsprec …   Universal-Lexikon


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