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analogous

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  • s  similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
    brains and computers are often considered analogous
    salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar
  • a  corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
    the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous

  • For comics, the 1950-54 period is analogous to Hollywood movies in 1930-34.
  • Even doctors, who know from their anatomy books that glands around a woman's urethra are analogous to the male organ, usually dismiss the diagnosis as implausible.
  • The solution to squalid air travel that experts propose is analogous to the fix (turn up the volume) when loud planes interrupt your television watching.
News & Articles

  • Helping to restore balance after inner ear disorder
    ( Springer ) Many disorders of the inner hear which affect both hearing and balance can be hugely debilitating and are currently largely incurable. To date, there has not been an analogous treatment for balance disorders resulting from inner ear disease. One potential new treatment is an implantable vestibular prosthesis which would directly activate the vestibular nerve by electrical ...
    June 13, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • Robert A.G. Monks: The drone corporation
    We all know what military drones are. There is an analogous version in corporate America.
    June 11, 2013 - Washington Post
  • Robert A.G. Monks: The drone corporation
    We all know what military drones are. There is an analogous version in corporate America.
    June 11, 2013 - Washington Post
Quotes

  • Vladimir Putin in Prince George Citizen
    Analogous actions by the Soviet Union, when it deployed missiles in Cuba, prompted the 'Caribbean crisis,' Putin said at a news conference at the end of a European Union-Russian summit in Portugal, using the Russian term for the Cuban missile...
  • Arlen Specter in New York Times
    That requires an explanation,Specter said. "The NFL has a very preferred status in our country with their antitrust exemption. The American people are entitled to be sure about the integrity of the game. It's analogous to the CIA...

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