Definition of Criterion. Meaning of Criterion. Synonyms of Criterion

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Definition of Criterion

Criterion
Criterion Cri*te"ri*on (kr?-t?"r?-?n), n.; pl. Criteria (-?), sometimes Criterions (-?nz). [Gr. ????? a means for judging, fr. ???? decider, judge, fr. ????? to separate. See Certain.] A standard of judging; any approved or established rule or test, by which facts, principles opinions, and conduct are tried in forming a correct judgment respecting them. Of the diseases of the mind there is no criterion. --Donne. Inferences founded on such enduring criteria. --Sir G. C. Lewis. Syn: Standard; measure; rule.

Meaning of Criterion from wikipedia

- Criterion, or its plural form criteria, may refer to: Criterion, Oregon, a historic unincorporated community in the United States Criterion Place, a proposed...
- The Criterion Collection, Inc. (or simply Criterion) is an American home-video distribution company that focuses on licensing, restoring and distributing...
- The criterion of embarr****ment is a type of critical analysis in which an account is likely to be true as the author would have no reason to invent an...
- the value criterion (criterion, VC, or standard) is the means of weighing the value premise. Unlike the value premise, the value criterion is often swa****...
- Criterion Games is a British video game developer based in Guildford. Founded in January 1996 as a division of Criterion Software, it was owned by Canon...
- In probability theory, the Kelly criterion (or Kelly strategy or Kelly bet), is a formula that determines the optimal theoretical size for a bet. It is...
- The Criterion Collection is a video distribution company which specializes in licensing and selling "important classic and contemporary films" in "editions...
- The Criterion was a British literary magazine published from October 1922 to January 1939. The Criterion (or the Criterion) was, for most of its run, a...
- The Lawson criterion is a figure of merit used in nuclear fusion research. It compares the rate of energy being generated by fusion reactions within the...
- The Akaike information criterion (AIC) is an estimator of prediction error and thereby relative quality of statistical models for a given set of data...