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Is this an analogy or metaphor or what?

From mathematics: "Tensors eat vectors and spit out numbers." Is this an analogy, metaphor or other named figure of speech?
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'different' vs 'differential' (adjectives)

I'm not asking about them as nouns, or the calculus and mechanic meanings of 'differential'. ODO doesn't distinguish them, and synonymizes 'differential' with 'difference'. In 1 beneath, why not ...