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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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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.
Using GMM is analagous to two-stage least squares and allows for the Hansen (1982) test of overidentification.
BMP receptor signaling occurs in a manner analagous to the TGF-[beta] pathway, with Smad1/5/8 binding to the type I BMP receptor, followed by phosphorylation of these factors upon ligand activation (Miyazono et al.
141) The defense of copyright misuse is analagous to the patent misuse defense.
The role of the regulator is analagous to the role of the manager in Christensen's framework.
Pepetela adopts the detective story as a way of gaining creative access to an analagous (and even more more rampant) societal corruption.
Highly controversial in other social policy fields (Glennerster, 2003), pathfinder PFI or PPP projects have been developed, if slowly, for English council housing, usually at the neighbourhood or estate level and therefore analagous to partial transfer.