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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 anal·o·gous /əˈnæləgəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 anal·o·gous /əˈnæləgəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·nal·o·gous a.  Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; -- often followed by to.
    Analogous tendencies in arts and manners.   --De Quincey.
    Decay of public spirit, which may be considered analogous to natural death.   --J. H. Newman.
 nalogous pole Pyroelect., that pole of a crystal which becomes positively electrified when heated.
 Syn: -- Correspondent; similar; like.
 -- A*nal*o gous*ly, adv. -- A*nal*o*gous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: similar or correspondent in some respects though otherwise
             dissimilar; "brains and computers are often considered
             analogous"; "surimi is marketed as analogous to
             crabmeat" [syn: correspondent]
      2: corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin;
         "the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are
         analogous" [ant: homologous, heterologous]