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analects a collection of selected passages or excerpts from one or more authors.
analeptic of medication, restoring strength to the body after a disease or after the effects of sedatives. [2 definitions]
analgesia in medicine, an absence of pain sensations.
analgesic a drug, lotion, or the like that relieves pain. [2 definitions]
analog representing information by physical measurements.
analog computer a computer that uses physical quantities such as pressure or electric voltages to represent data. (Cf. digital computer.)
analogical of, expressing, or based on a certain similarity between two items that are otherwise dissimilar.
analogize to reason or argue by use of analogy. [3 definitions]
analogous similar or corresponding in the manner of an analogy. [2 definitions]
analogue something similar to something else. [2 definitions]
analogy similarity or correspondence between two otherwise dissimilar things. [5 definitions]
analysand a person who is undergoing psychoanalysis.
analyse a spelling of analyze used in Canada and Britain. See analyze for more information.
analyses plural of analysis.
analysis careful scrutiny of constituent parts in order to thoroughly understand the whole. [4 definitions]
analyst someone trained and licensed in the profession of psychoanalysis. [2 definitions]
analytic of, pertaining to, or resulting from analysis. [2 definitions]
analytical of, pertaining to, or resulting from analysis; analytic. [2 definitions]
analytical chemistry an area of chemistry dealing with determining and identifying the types or quantities of compounds and mixtures, or their proportions, in a specific substance.
analytic geometry a branch of geometry that uses algebraic equations to determine distance or the like by using variables defined by coordinates; Cartesian geometry.
analytic philosophy a type of philosophy that uses common language and everyday experiences to analyze concepts.