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Comparableadjective

(often with to) Able to be compared (to).

‘An elephant is comparable in size to a double-decker bus.’; ‘You can't say that robbing a bank is like pickpocketing. The two are just not comparable.’;

Comparatornoun

Any device for comparing a physical property of two objects, or an object with a standard.

Comparableadjective

(often with to) Similar (to); like.

Comparatornoun

An electronic device that compares two voltages, currents or streams of data.

Comparableadjective

(mathematics) Constituting a pair in a particular partial order.

‘Six and forty-two are comparable in the divides order, but six and nine are not.’;

Comparatornoun

(law) anything that serves comparison

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Comparableadjective

(grammar) Said of an adjective that has a comparative and superlative form.

‘"Big" is a comparable adjective, since it can take the forms "bigger" and "biggest"; but "unique" is not comparable, except in disputed, but common, usage.’;

Comparatornoun

An instrument or machine for comparing anything to be measured with a standard measure; - applied especially to a machine for comparing standards of length.

Comparablenoun

Something suitable for comparison.

Comparator

In electronics, a comparator is a device that compares two voltages or currents and outputs a digital signal indicating which is larger. It has two analog input terminals V + {\displaystyle V_{+}\,} and V − {\displaystyle V_{-}\,} and one binary digital output V o {\displaystyle V_{\rm {o}}\,} .

Comparableadjective

Capable of being compared; worthy of comparison.

‘There is no blessing of life comparable to the enjoyment of a discreet and virtuous friend.’;

Comparableadjective

able to be compared or worthy of comparison

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Comparableadjective

conforming in every respect;

‘boxes with corresponding dimensions’; ‘the like period of the preceding year’;

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