HyperDic: parameter

English > 4 senses of the word parameter:
NOUNcognitionparameter, parametric quantitya constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
eventparameterany factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance
communicationparameter, argument(computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program
cognitionparametera quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data
parameter > pronunciation
Soundsperae'mahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > parameter: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves.
Synonymparametric quantity
Narrowerdegree of freedomOne of the minimum number of parameters needed to describe the state of a physical system
Broaderconstant, constant quantity, invariableA quantity that does not vary
Spanishparámetro
Catalanparàmetre
Adjectivesparametricof or relating to or in terms of a parameter
English > parameter: 4 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAny factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance.
BroaderfactorAnything that contributes causally to a result
Spanishparámetro
Catalanparàmetre
English > parameter: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaning(computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program.
Synonymargument
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderaddress, computer address, reference(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
valueA numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
Spanishargumento, parámetro
Catalanargument, paràmetre
English > parameter: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data.
BroaderquantityThe concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable
Spanishparámetro
Catalanparàmetre

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