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analogy

 [ah-nal´o-je]
the quality of being analogous; resemblance or similarity in function or appearance, but not in origin or development.

analogy

/anal·o·gy/ (ah-nal´ah-je) the quality of being analogous; resemblance or similarity in function or appearance, but not in origin or development.

analogy

(ə-năl′ə-jē)
n. pl. analo·gies
Biology Correspondence in function or position between organs of dissimilar evolutionary origin or structure.

analogy

(a-nal'o-je) [Gr. analogos, analogy, proportion]
1. Likeness between similar features of two things, allowing a comparison.
2. In biology, similarity in function but difference in structure or origin.
See: homology
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First, we could assume that word-final--o was analogically repaired to--a, which was the regular sandhi outcome of--as before all vowels including u--(excluding short a-).
Concerning the parameter estimation we would suggest to proceed analogically to the Markov point process case (Prokesova et al, 2006), i.
17) The differences in critical opinion outlined here indicate some of the difficulties in reading analogically, as the prologue explicitly invites us to do.
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These are commemorated in literal representation by some of the porcelain nodes in the sculpture's hexagonal network, but they are also analogically echoed in the primary concept underlying the work.
Patterson, analogically to Laird, could say that the nightmare of the past has been built up within him to such an extent that its obliteration is doubtful.
Analogically speaking, when arriving at a summit we will often first look down or back to affirm how far we've come.
Analogically to the synoptic maps of Europe as a whole, these maps were printed in Obninsk World Data Centre for Meteorology with the time interval of 12 h in the period of 1961-1989.
Analogically in 2007, in ISI Web of Science this journal were cited 110 times, Impact Factor is equal to 0,250, Journal Immediacy Index--0,541, in the mentioned year in JCEM 37 papers (A) were published, where 757 sources (B) were cited.