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    what is the term used to describe saying "one item is to another as a different object is to something else" ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered
    what is the term used to describe saying "one item is to another as a different object is to something else" ?
    I believe it's called an analogy, and it's described using an analogic relation:

    A : B as Y : Z (read: A is to B as Y is to Z)

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