A*nal"o*gous (#), a. [L. analogous, Gr. according to a due ratio, proportionate; + ratio, proportion. See Logic.]

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.


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