What does analogous mean?
The definition of analogous
A*nal”o*gous, a.
Etym: [L. analogous, Gr. Logic.]

Having analogy; corresponding to something else; bearing some resemblance or proportion; — often followed by to. Analogous tendencies in arts and manners. De Quincey. Decay of public spirit, which may be considered analogous to natural death. J. H. Newman. nalogous pole (Pyroelect.), that pole of a crystal which becomes positively electrified when heated.

— Correspondent; similar; like.
— A*nal”o gous*ly, adv.
— A*nal”o*gous*ness, n.