Meaning of “analogue” in the English Dictionary

"analogue" in British English

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US analog uk /ˈæn.ə.lɒɡ/ us /ˈæn.ə.lɑːɡ/

analogue adjective (WATCH)

analogue clock/watch

a clock/watch that shows the time using numbers around the edge and hands that point to the numbers


analoguenoun [ C ]

formal US usually analog uk /ˈæn.ə.lɒɡ/ us /ˈæn.ə.lɑːɡ/

(Definition of “analogue” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"analogue" in Business English

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US usually analog uk /ˈænəlɒɡ/ us

IT, COMMUNICATIONS using a system in which information, such as sound or images, is stored or sent in a continuously changing form, such as electrical signals, radio waves, or film:

analogue TV/radio/phone
Viewers would be forced to make the switch from analogue to digital.

showing information as a picture rather than using whole numbers:

an analogue clock/watch

(Definition of “analogue” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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