名词的用法：a physical object or quantity, such as a pointer on a dial or a voltage, used to measure or represent another quantity 模拟物; 类比量
名词的用法：(as modifier) 作修饰词例：
They have a lot of time to look in monitor and analogues. And from a government policy perspective and a banking policy I wander whether the issue of risk of mispricing and so forth had much of the information been more generally available to the average public average person?
Nashism has several analogues, Mr Illarionov argues, in countries such as Libya, Chad and Syria.
Astrophysicists must continually observe as many nearby solar analogues as possible, using spectroscopy to measure stellar magnetic activity.
There are real world, for real goods, analogues to all of those steps.