Translation of "metaphor" into French

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metaphor [ˈmetəfə] noun
pl. metaphors
la métaphore f
"He's a tiger when he's angry" is an example of metaphor.
"C'est un tigre quand il se met en colère" est un exemple de métaphore.
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"He's a tiger when he's angry" is an example of metaphor. "C'est un tigre quand il se met en colère" est un exemple de métaphore.
Is what a computer does when it computes an apt metaphor for what the mind does when it thinks? Est-ce que ce qu'un ordinateur fait lorsqu'il calcule, est une métaphore adaptée à ce qu'un cerveau fait lorsqu'il pense ?
Metaphors are much more tenacious than facts. Les métaphores sont beaucoup plus tenaces que les faits.
Flowers are so fragile and so beautiful, that you can't speak about them without poetry or metaphors. Les fleurs sont si fragiles et si belles, qu'on ne peut pas en parler sans poésie ni métaphores.

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