Qtaug Wrote:
Nov 04, 2012 3:50 AM
today's "Educate a Liberal".... a·nal·o·gy [uh-nal-uh-jee] Show IPA noun, plural a·nal·o·gies. 1. a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based: the analogy between the heart and a pump. 2. similarity or comparability: I see no analogy between your problem and mine. 3. Biology . an analogous relationship. 4. Linguistics . a. the process by which words or phrases are created or re-formed according to existing patterns in the language, as when shoon was re-formed as shoes, when -ize is added to nouns like winter to form verbs, or when a child says foots for feet. b. a form resulting from such a process. 5. Logic . a form of reasoning in which one thing is inferred to be similar to another thing