The definition of analogous is something that is like something else in certain ways.(adjective)
A diamond and ice are both hard, clear, and reflect light so a diamond is an example of something being analogous to ice.
See analogous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L analogus < Gr analogos: see analogy
See analogous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin analogus
Origin: , from Greek analogos, proportionate
Origin: : ana-, according to; see ana-
Origin: + logos, proportion; see leg- in Indo-European roots.
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