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Analog or analogue[1] may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... It has been suggested that French Wiktionary be merged into this article or section. ...

  • Analog Peter, Peter Shaughnessy has been described as analog
  • Analog signal, a variable signal continuous in both time and amplitude
  • Analogue (literature), a literary work that shares motifs, characters or events with another, but is not directly derived from it
  • An analogy
  • Analog (chemistry), a structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element

As a title or name: It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Analog electronics. ... Analogue electronics are those electronic systems with a continuously variable signal. ... Analog transmission is a method of conveying voice, data, image, signal or video information using a continuous signal which varies in amplitude, phase, or some other property in proportion to that of a variable. ... This article is on analogue as a literary term . ... Analogy is either the cognitive process of transferring or giving information from a particular subject (the analogue or source) to another particular subject (the target), or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process. ... An analog is in chemistry a chemical closely related to another usually sharing the same nucleus. ...

April 1997 issue of Analog. ... A.N.A.L.O.G. (from Atari News And Lots Of Games) was the name of a computer magazine devoted to the Atari 8-bit home computer line (the Atari 400/800 and compatible models). ... Analog is a free web log analysis software program that runs under Windows, Mac OS, Linux, and most Unix-like operating systems. ... Analog Devices (NYSE: ADI) is an American multinational producer of semiconductor devices. ... The Analogs is a popular Polish street punk band. ... Analogue is an album released in 2005 by Norwegian band a-ha. ... The Federal Analog Act is a controversial section of the DEA Controlled Substances Act, allowing any chemical substantially similar to an illegal drug (in Schedule I or II) to be treated as if it were also in Schedule I, but only if it is intended for human consumption. ...

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The analog hole is a fundamental, and inevitable vulnerability in copy prevention schemes for noninteractive digital content which is intended to be played back using analog means. ... A wall clock A clock (from the Latin cloca, bell) is an instrument for measuring time. ... A page from the Bombardiers Information File (BIF) that describes the components and controls of the Norden bombsight. ... Analog photography is photography made by a progressive changing image medium; usually one based on chemical processes (photographic film) or on electronic tubes (TV). ... Analog television (or analogue television) encodes television picture and sound information as an analog signal, that is, by varying the amplitude and/or frequencies of the broadcast signal. ...


  In the U.S., the spellings analog and analogue are interchangeable for the noun (except, for example, in the literary sense above); the adjective is usually spelled analog. In the rest of the English-speaking world the spelling is usually analogue for both noun and adjective; see og/ogue. However, the spellings given above should be retained in cases where it forms part of a name or is an acronym. American and British English spelling differences are one aspect of American and British English differences. ... Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations, such as NATO, laser, and IBM, that are formed using the initial letters of words or word parts in a phrase or name. ...

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Analogy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2057 words)
Analogous objects shared an idea, a pattern, a regularity, an attribute, an effect or a function.
It is argued that every analogical argument is partially superfluous and can be rendered as a deduction stating as a premise a (previously hidden) universal proposition which applied both to the source and the target.
Analogous structures are the result of convergent evolution and should be contrasted with homologous structures.
Analogous Electrical and Mechanical Systems (1135 words)
Draw over circuit, replacing electrical elements with their analogs; current sources replaced by force generators, voltage sources by input velocities, resistors with friction elements, inductors with springs, and capacitors (which must be grounded) by capacitors.
Draw over circuit, replacing mechanical elements with their analogs; force generators by current sources, input velocities by voltage sources, friction elements by resistors, springs by inductors, and masses by capacitors (which are grounded).
Converting a circuit diagram to a mechanical 2 analog uses a similar procedure as electrical to mechanical 1 except that the voltages around a loop summed to zero (instead of the sum of currents at a node) is analogous to the sum of forces at a point being summed to zero.
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