ânâguyé; ânâgu, ânâguyik
Fr.: analogue, analogique
1) (n.) Something that has → analogy to something else.
From Fr. analogue, from Gk. analogon, → analogy.
Fr.: ordinateur analogique
A computer in which data is stored and processed in the form of continually varying signals representing a physical quantity rather than in the form of individual numerical values. The simplest analogue computers are side rules, thermometers, voltmeters, and speedometers.
Fr.: analogue de poussière
A chemical compound produced in laboratory experiments to simulate real → interstellar dust grains and thus study them.