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an inference that if things agree in some respects they probably agree in others

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drawing a comparison in order to show a similarity in some respect

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the religious belief that between creature and creator no similarity can be found so great but that the dissimilarity is always greater

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Invoking a heat and mass transfer analogy, temperature is analagous to chemical concentration, and [DELTA]C (x,y,t) is replaced with [DELTA]T(x,y,t).
There are many more examples across time and space, and if there is going to be any solidarity among global movements against capital, they will have to recognize these internal inequalities analagous to colonialism if they are to foster unity against the IMF, the World Bank, and the World Trade Organization, which now have superordinate powers over nation-states, and dominates within the capitalist world system.
Analagous Lubki such as Slavnyi i sil 'nyi Vitiaz Eruslan Lazarevich (Moscow, 1889) and Bitva Bovy Korolevicha s Polkanom Bogatyrem (Moscow, 1889) can be found in (Russkii narodnyi lubok: albom] (Moscow, 1887-1889).
This leaves states to rely on the most analagous statute laws in managing such claims (usually contracts law).
The second defendant argued that the provisions were analagous to those that regulate the time, place, and manner of political communications, (31) and given that there was evidence of mischief (some level of electoral fraud) the measure was reasonably appropriate and adapted to serve an end consistent with a system of representative government.
"This is analagous to the issue of slavery faced by Abraham Lincoln or the issue of Nazism faced by Winston Churchill," he said.
Indus' block is very close to the border and its ongoing exploration programme is designed to test areas that are analagous to those in Pakistan.
Analagous to these two methods of reconstructing relatedness, there are two methods for estimating quantitative genetic parameters from molecular marker data and phenotypic data on the same individuals: (1) regression methods that estimate the level of association between continuous measures of genetic relatedness and phenotypic similarity (Lynch 1988, Mousseau et al.
The Hospital Trusts will combine to form bodies analagous to the original eight health authorities broken up by Ms Hutt.
Analagous with what we observed in humans, most of the infected animals were found in the Haskovo region.
Analagous to Figure 1, the insurance premium paid transforms into an annuity payout for the individual in his early 60s.
Nabokov gives some slight help to show how mirror and water are analagous reflecting surfaces (water, or a river, is also the dividing line between the two worlds), and sky is the binary opposite of Hades, also an Otherworld.
In terms of technique, he is probably the most fluent hurdler in the race, and that Dundalk win was a morale boost analagous to his second in a handicap at the same venue just eight days before his victory in the Fighting Fifth at Newcastle.
When the sun dapples through the wafer thin wood, the entire surface is suffused with light, the effect analagous to a poor man's alabaster.