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  • 1 analogy — a•nal•o•gy [[t]əˈnæl ə dʒi[/t]] n. pl. gies 1) a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based: the analogy between the heart and a pump[/ex] 2) similarity or comparability: I see no analogy between our… …

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  • 2 Israel and the apartheid analogy — The State of Israel s treatment of the Palestinians has been likened by many to a system of apartheid, analogous to South Africa s treatment of non whites during South Africa s apartheid era. [http://www.simonsays.com/content/book.cfm?tab=25… …

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  • 3 Watchmaker analogy — Part of a series of articles on Intelligent design …

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  • 4 Hydraulic analogy — The electronic–hydraulic analogy (derisively referred to as the drain pipe theory by Oliver Heaviside) is the most widely used analogy for electron fluid in a metal conductor. Since electric current is invisible and the processes at play in… …

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  • 5 Analogical — An a*log ic*al, a. 1. Founded on, or of the nature of, analogy; expressing or implying analogy. [1913 Webster] When a country which has sent out colonies is termed the mother country, the expression is analogical. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 6 analogous — adjective /əˈnæl.ə.ɡəs, ʤəs/ Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; mdash;often followed by to . Syn: correspondent, like, similar See Also: analog, analogic, analogical, ana …

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  • 7 analogical — a. Having analogy, resembling, by analogy, corresponding, similar …

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  • 8 analogous — a•nal•o•gous [[t]əˈnæl ə gəs[/t]] adj. 1) having analogy; corresponding in some particular: A brain and a computer are analogous[/ex] 2) bio tax Biol. corresponding in function but of different origins and having evolved separately, as the wings… …

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  • 9 Analo gously — Analogous A*nal o*gous, a. [L. analogous, Gr. ? according to a due ratio, proportionate; ? + ? ratio, proportion. See {Logic}.] Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; often followed by to. [1913… …

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  • 10 Analogous — A*nal o*gous, a. [L. analogous, Gr. ? according to a due ratio, proportionate; ? + ? ratio, proportion. See {Logic}.] Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; often followed by to. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 11 Analogousness — Analogous A*nal o*gous, a. [L. analogous, Gr. ? according to a due ratio, proportionate; ? + ? ratio, proportion. See {Logic}.] Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; often followed by to. [1913… …

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  • 12 nalogous pole — Analogous A*nal o*gous, a. [L. analogous, Gr. ? according to a due ratio, proportionate; ? + ? ratio, proportion. See {Logic}.] Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; often followed by to. [1913… …

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  • 13 analogous — analogously, adv. analogousness, n. /euh nal euh geuhs/, adj. 1. having analogy; corresponding in some particular: A brain and a computer are analogous. 2. Biol. corresponding in function, but not evolved from corresponding organs, as the wings… …

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  • 14 analogue — /an l awg , og /, n. 1. something having analogy to something else. 2. Biol. an organ or part analogous to another. 3. Chem. one of a group of chemical compounds similar in structure but different in respect to elemental composition. 4. a food… …

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  • 15 analogue — an•a•logue or analog 1) [[t]ˈæn lˌɔg, ˌɒg[/t]] n. 1) something having analogy to something else 2) bio Biol. an organ or part analogous to another 3) chem. one of a group of chemical compounds similar in structure but different in composition •… …

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  • 16 analogous — /əˈnæləgəs / (say uh naluhguhs), / dʒəs/ (say juhs) adjective 1. having analogy; corresponding in some particular. 2. Biology corresponding in function, but not evolved from corresponding organs, as the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird.… …

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  • 17 analogue — /ˈænəlɒg / (say anuhlog) noun 1. something having analogy to something else. 2. Biology an organ or part analogous to another. 3. Chemistry a. an organic compound that is related to another compound by the substitution of hydrogen atoms with… …

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  • 18 biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …

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  • 19 HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …

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  • 20 Henry of Ghent and Duns Scotus — Stephen Dumont LIFE AND WORKS Henry of Ghent Henry of Ghent was arguably the most influential Latin theologian between Thomas Aquinas and Duns Scotus, regent as a leading master of theology at the University of Paris for the better part of the… …

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