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Definitions of analogy:
  • noun:   drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect
    Example: "The operation of a computer presents and interesting analogy to the working of the brain"
  • noun:   an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others
  • noun:   the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater; language can point in the right direction but any analogy between God and humans will always be inadequate

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