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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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Intercoder agreement was therefore based on the level of agreement and disagreement between the researcher and the second coder as to the occurrence or nonoccurrence of analogical and metacognitive elements in maternal verbalizations.
The strength of the cognitive process model is its ability to explain an unclear issue related to the performance of information requirement analysis: how the differences of knowledge between novice and expert analysts may lead to different modeling behaviors from the perspectives of four characteristics: model-based reasoning, mental simulation, critical testing of hypotheses, and analogical domain knowledge reuse?
This way of looking at things could lead to the following research strategy: an algorithm for analogical reasoning is proposed, and many different artificial languages are developed on this basis.
In a similar fashion, analogical language for Zhu Xi has little to do with literalism.
If the parabolic onlooks are rather poetic, the analogical onlooks can be accepted by a scientific rationality in a large sense.
3) Analogical comparison, especially within-domain comparison, can happen unconsciously.
Analogical reasoning also is used by scientists to find new solutions for unpredicted issues in their research (Dunbar & Blanchette, 2001).
The analogical universe had become an outworn creed; it lingered
The analogical dictionary model proposed by Vilarinho (2013) is the starting point for the elaboration of entries to compose DIALP, a dictionary aimed to provide users with the Brazilian Portuguese lexicon, and also to spread our culture and our language.
However, he indicates that "system" is not a univocal term but an analogical one, in the same way that "substance" is an analogical term (79-80).
I will show how this analogical interplay produces a particularly visual form of reading that develops specialist perception and botanical knowledge.
In this text Avicenna explicitly declares that metaphysical notions like existence (wujud) are not univocal or equivocal, but are instead what I shall call analogical.