the act of imitating the behavior of some situation or some process by means of something suitably analogous (especially for the purpose of study or personnel training)
front paw; analogous to the human hand
something having the property of being analogous to something else
a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ; "the first organelle to be identified was the nucleus"
the back of the body of a vertebrate or any analogous surface (as the upper or outer surface of an organ or appendage or part); "the dorsum of the foot"
a discrete amount of something that is analogous to the quantum in quantum theory
a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body; "the social organism"
a cleric in the minor orders of the Eatern Orthodox Church who reads the lessons aloud in the liturgy (analogous to the lector in the Roman Catholic Church)
someone having a relation analogous to that of a male sponsor to his godchild
Japanese mathematical physicist who proposed that nuclear forces are mediated by massive particles called mesons which are analogous to the photon in mediating electromagnetic forces (1907-1981)
(physics) opposition to magnetic flux (analogous to electric resistance)
lien of which a tax collector may avail himself in default of taxes (analogous to a judgment lien)
a strong acid (H2SeO4) analogous to sulfuric acid
any of a family of glassy minerals analogous to feldspar containing hydrated aluminum silicates of calcium or sodium or potassium; formed in cavities in lava flows and in plutonic rocks
consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous; "We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"; "You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"