Analogue (noun)

  1. A thing that is similar or equivalent to another in function or form.
  2. A device that uses a continuously variable physical quantity, such as spatial position, voltage, etc., to represent signals or information.

Origin:

Late 19th century: from french, from greek analogos "proportionate, having a common ratio" (see analog).

Examples:

  1. The analogue signal was converted to digital format.
  2. Analogue watches are becoming less common because of digital watches.
  3. The analogue circuit was replaced by a digital circuit.
  4. Analogue recording uses a continuous signal to record sound.
  5. The analogue computer was replaced by a digital computer.
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