analogue ( analogues plural )
The spelling analog is used in American English, and also in British English for meaning 2.
1 n-count If one thing is an analogueof another, it is similar in some way.
FORMAL oft N of n
No model can ever be a perfect analogue of nature itself.
2 adj Analogue technology involves measuring, storing, or recording an infinitely variable amount of information by using physical quantities such as voltage.
usu ADJ n
3 adj An analogue watch or clock shows what it is measuring with a pointer on a dial rather than with a number display. Compare digital.
usu ADJ n
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