1. Similarity in some respects between things that are otherwise dissimilar.
2. A form of logical inference or an instance of it, based on the assumption that if two things are known to be alike in some respects, then they must be alike in other respects.
e·lu·ci·date (v) To make clear or plain, especially by explanation; clarify.
lo·gis·tics (n) The management of the details of an operation.
1. Easily understood; intelligible.
2. Mentally sound; sane or rational.
1. An object, such as a celestial body, that gives light.
2. A person who is an inspiration to others.
mon·o·logue (n) A long speech made by one person, often monopolizing a conversation.
1. A new word, expression, or usage.
2. The creation or use of new words or senses.
re·lu·cent (adj) Reflecting light; shining.
tau·tol·o·gy (n) Needless repetition of the same sense in different words; redundancy.
1. Transparent; clear (Transmitting light but causing sufficient diffusion to prevent perception of distinct images).
2. Clear (Lucid).