Associations to the word «Analog»

Wiktionary

ANALOG, adjective. (of a device or system) in which the value of a data item (such as time) is represented by a continuously variable physical quantity that can be measured (such as the shadow of a sundial)
ANALOG, noun. (countable) something that bears an analogy to something else
ANALOG, noun. (countable) (biology) an organ or structure that is similar in function to one in another kind of organism but is of dissimilar evolutionary origin
ANALOG, noun. (chemistry) a structural derivative of a parent compound that often differs from it by a single element
ANALOG CLOCK, noun. (retronym) A clock that displays the time using hands.
ANALOG CLOCKS, noun. Plural of analog clock
ANALOG COMPUTER, noun. A computer (mechanical, electrical or other) that processes using continuously varying signals rather than digital, quantized, values.
ANALOG COMPUTERS, noun. Plural of analog computer
ANALOG HOLE, noun. The vulnerability in copy protection schemes for non-interactive digital works, whereby the eventual analog output can be copied (as by re-recording music as it plays) even if the digital representation is secure.
ANALOG SIGNAL, noun. A signal that can vary in a continuous manner (as opposed to a digital signal that only takes discrete values).
ANALOG SIGNALS, noun. Plural of analog signal
ANALOG WATCH, noun. American spelling standard spelling of analogue watch.

Dictionary definition

ANALOG, noun. Something having the property of being analogous to something else.
ANALOG, adjective. Of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input; "analogue device"; "linear amplifier".

Wise words

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