Definition: comparable; similar
Definition: comparable; similar
Sentences Containing 'analogous'
And in the greatest pictures form, color, and idea are united to thrill us with harmonies analogous to music.
In my opinion it has done excellent service in this country in calling attention to the subject, in removing prejudice, and in thus preparing the ground for the reception of analogous views.
The same remark holds good in regard to the fruit of the several varieties of the plum, and still more strongly with the melon, as well as in many other analogous cases.
These slightly varying organisms are interesting in as far as they present characters analogous to those possessed by the species which are confined to similar conditions.
Mr. Thwaites informs me that he has observed similar facts in Ceylon; analogous observations have been made by Mr. H.C.
Many similar cases of analogous variation have been observed by Naudin in the great gourd family, and by various authors in our cereals.
As, however, we do not know the common ancestor of any natural group, we cannot distinguish between reversionary and analogous characters.
Although new and important modifications may not arise from reversion and analogous variation, such modifications will add to the beautiful and harmonious diversity of nature.
Hence in the several fishes furnished with electric organs, these cannot be considered as homologous, but only as analogous in function.
I have received an analogous account from Dr. Gunther, who has seen a mouse thus suspend itself.
Many analogous facts, all pointing in the same direction, could be added.
Mr. Bates, in his interesting "Naturalist on the Amazons," has described analogous cases.
Analogous facts could be given in relation to the distribution of marine animals.
Analogous facts could be given with respect to the inhabitants of the sea.
In the admirable "Introduction to the Flora of New Zealand," by Dr. Hooker, analogous and striking facts are given in regard to the plants of that large island.
Homoplastic structures are the same with those which I have classed, though in a very imperfect manner, as analogous modifications or resemblances.
But first let us look to a few analogous cases in our domestic varieties.
Such structures are said to be ANALOGOUS, and to be ANALOGUES of each other.
But it is only found on the sinister side, which has an ill effect, giving its owner something analogous to the aspect of a clumsy left-handed man.
There is also an 'ALUT' (Audio Library Utility Tooklit) library that provides higher level 'convenience' functions — exactly analogous to OpenGL's 'GLUT'.
This is analogous to the F-test used in linear regression analysis to assess the significance of prediction.
Both of them were handled by GUPVI, a special department of NKVD, analogous to GULAG, which was established in September 1939, after the start of the Soviet invasion of Poland.
An ice divide is the boundary on an ice sheet, ice cap or glacier separating opposing flow directions of ice, analogous to a water divide.
For the Canadian Rockies, the mountain building is analogous to a rug being pushed on a hardwood floor: the rug bunches up and forms wrinkles (mountains).
In a 1996 paper Bergelson and Leibman obtained an analogous statement for "polynomial progressions".
The pattern displayed by the differences in human ethnic groups is analogous to the pattern displayed by the distribution of DLA types in different canine breeds.
The possessive form "whose" is often used with non-human as well as human antecedents, since no analogous form exists for "which" or "that".
Gerty wrote: Spacewalks are very analogous to diving in the ocean.
On this basis, it has sometimes been proposed that LIS is distinct from librarianship, in a way analogous to the difference between medicine and doctoring.
It is analogous to the medieval "empyrean", put further beyond the fixed stars, being the welkin or highest heaven.
As a mechanical sacrificial part, it is analogous to an electric fuse.
Finally, the album that shares the film's name, "Grace of My Heart", is analogous to King's 1971 breakthrough album "Tapestry".
Some of these compounds have in vitro antibacterial activities analogous to daptomycin.
This is analogous to an electric dipole, which has positive charge on one side and negative charge on the other.
Fully symmetric Maxwell's equations can also be written if one allows for the possibility of "magnetic charges" analogous to electric charges.
In superfluids, there is a field B*, related to superfluid vorticity, which is mathematically analogous to the magnetic B-field.
Typical species in the donor solvent are fused-ring aromatics (tetrahydronaphthalene and up) or the analogous heterocycles.
These fractions provide accurate rational approximations of the silver ratio, analogous to the approximation of the golden ratio by ratios of consecutive Fibonacci numbers.
There was no principle analogous to "separation of church and state" in ancient Rome.
Polyphosphonates have high refractive indices due to the phosphorus moiety even if they have chemical structures analogous to polycarbonates.
There are many other isomers, analogous to those of fructose.
The fried skin after the blubber is called "koro", and analogous to "fritter/crackling".
Analogous to a permutation group having elements that are permutations, a transformation semigroup has elements that are transformations.
On the other hand, some languages do not require a copula at all, and sentences analogous to "In the yard boys" are used.
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At the same time Doncaster Grammar School had merged with its analogous female school.
The analogous construction for three-dimensional hyperbolic surfaces is the Kleinian model.
In females mutations would have analogous effects.
(This is analogous to the distinction in SI between becquerel and Hz, or between newton metre and joule.)
It is structurally analogous to diphenhydramine.
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complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
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cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
ablution - washing
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
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disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
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