NOUN | cognition | parameter, parametric quantity | a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves |
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event | parameter | any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance | |

communication | parameter, argument | (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program | |

cognition | parameter | a quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data |

Sounds | perae'mahter | |
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Rhymes | abductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter... |

Meaning | A constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves. | |
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Synonym | parametric quantity | |

Narrower | degree of freedom | One of the minimum number of parameters needed to describe the state of a physical system |

Broader | constant, constant quantity, invariable | A quantity that does not vary |

Spanish | parámetro | |

Catalan | paràmetre | |

Adjectives | parametric | of or relating to or in terms of a parameter |

Meaning | Any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance. | |
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Broader | factor | Anything that contributes causally to a result |

Spanish | parámetro | |

Catalan | paràmetre |

Meaning | (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program. | |
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Synonym | argument | |

Category | computer science, computing | The branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures |

Broader | address, computer address, reference | (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored |

value | A numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed | |

Spanish | argumento, parámetro | |

Catalan | argument, paràmetre |

Meaning | A quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data. | |
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Broader | quantity | The concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable |

Spanish | parámetro | |

Catalan | paràmetre |

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