Definition of Parameter. Meaning of Parameter. Synonyms of Parameter

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Definition of Parameter

Parameter
Parameter Pa*ram"e*ter, n. [Pref. para- + -meter: cf. F. param[`e]tre.] 1. (a) (Math.) A term applied to some characteristic magnitude whose value, invariable as long as one and the same function, curve, surface, etc., is considered, serves to distinguish that function, curve, surface, etc., from others of the same kind or family. --Brande & C. (b) Specifically (Conic Sections), in the ellipse and hyperbola, a third proportional to any diameter and its conjugate, or in the parabola, to any abscissa and the corresponding ordinate. Note: The parameter of the principal axis of a conic section is called the latus rectum. 2. (Crystallog.) The ratio of the three crystallographic axes which determines the position of any plane; also, the fundamental axial ratio for a given species.

Meaning of Parameter from wikipedia

- A parameter (from the Ancient Gr**** παρά, para: "beside", "subsidiary"; and μέτρον, metron: "measure"), generally, is any characteristic that can help...
- shape parameter is a kind of numerical parameter of a parametric family of probability distributions. Specifically, a shape parameter is any parameter of...
- In computer programming, a parameter or a formal argument, is a special kind of variable, used in a subroutine to refer to one of the pieces of data provided...
- Solubility parameter may refer to parameters of solubility: Hildebrand solubility parameter, a numerical estimate of the degree of interaction between...
- A statistical parameter or po****tion parameter is a quantity entering into the probability distribution of a statistic or a random variable. It can be...
- The S-parameters are members of a family of similar parameters, other examples being: Y-parameters, Z-parameters, H-parameters, T-parameters or ABCD-parameters...
- probability distributions that is parametrized by a scalar- or vector-valued parameter x 0 {\displaystyle x_{0}} , which determines the "location" or shift of...
- on January 24, 2019. Retrieved January 24, 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help) Wolfe, Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux and Julia (March 7, 2019)...
- A parameter is a quantity which changes characteristics of a system or a function. Parameter may also refer to: Parameter (computer programming), special...
- Urchin Tracking Module (UTM) parameters are five variants of URL parameters used by marketers to track the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns...
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