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partial

  • noun the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
    partial derivative.
  • noun a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
    partial tone; overtone.

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invariable

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    constant; constant quantity.
  • adjective not liable to or capable of change
    • an invariable temperature
    • an invariable rule
    • his invariable courtesy

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rod

  • noun a long thin implement made of metal or wood
  • noun any rod-shaped bacterium

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francis_galton

  • noun English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    Galton; Sir Francis Galton.

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blaise_pascal

  • noun French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662)
    Pascal.

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scalar

  • noun a variable quantity that cannot be resolved into components
  • adjective of or relating to a musical scale
    • he played some basic scalar patterns on his guitar

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computation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    calculation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; reckoning.

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kronecker

  • noun German mathematician (1823-1891)
    Leopold Kronecker.

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technologist

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; engineer.

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semantic

  • adjective of or relating to meaning or the study of meaning
    • semantic analysis

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syntactic

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to the rules of syntax
    syntactical.
    • the syntactic rules of a language

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euler

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1707-1783)
    Leonhard Euler.

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theorist

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theoretician; theoriser; idealogue; theorizer.

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calculate

  • verb make a mathematical calculation or computation
    cypher; compute; work out; reckon; cipher; figure.
  • verb judge to be probable
    figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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klein

  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)
    Felix Klein.
  • noun United States psychoanalyst (born in Austria) who was the first to specialize in the psychoanalysis of small children (1882-1960)
    Melanie Klein.

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physiological

  • adjective of or relating to the biological study of physiology
    • physiological psychology
    • Pavlov's physiological theories
  • adjective satellite of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
    physiologic.
    • physiologic functions
    • physiological processes

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pen

  • noun a writing implement with a point from which ink flows
  • noun an enclosure for confining livestock

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vernier

  • noun French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)
    Paul Vernier.
  • noun a small movable scale that slides along a main scale; the small scale is calibrated to indicate fractional divisions of the main scale
    vernier scale.

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trigonometrician

  • noun a mathematician specializing in trigonometry

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microscopist

  • noun a scientist who specializes in research with the use of microscopes

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elliptic

  • adjective satellite (of a leaf shape) in the form of an ellipse
  • adjective satellite rounded like an egg
    oval-shaped; prolate; ovate; ovoid; elliptical; oval; egg-shaped; oviform.

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karl_gustav_jacob_jacobi

  • noun German mathematician (1804-1851)
    Jacobi.

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pace

  • noun the rate of moving (especially walking or running)
    gait.
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    footstep; step; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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applied

  • adjective concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles
    • applied physics
    • applied psychology
    • technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
  • verb put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose
    employ; apply; use; utilize; utilise.
    • use your head!
    • we only use Spanish at home
    • I can't use this tool
    • Apply a magnetic field here
    • This thinking was applied to many projects
    • How do you utilize this tool?
    • I apply this rule to get good results
    • use the plastic bags to store the food
    • He doesn't know how to use a computer

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time_interval

  • noun a definite length of time marked off by two instants
    interval.

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orthogonal

  • adjective satellite not pertinent to the matter under consideration
    impertinent; extraneous; immaterial.
    • an issue extraneous to the debate
    • the price was immaterial
    • mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point
  • adjective satellite statistically unrelated

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bowditch

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer noted for his works on navigation (1773-1838)
    Nathaniel Bowditch.

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geometrical

  • adjective of or relating to or determined by geometry
    geometric.
  • adjective satellite characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration
    geometric.
    • a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs

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negative_correlation

  • noun a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1
    indirect correlation.

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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difference

  • noun the quality of being unlike or dissimilar
    • there are many differences between jazz and rock
  • noun a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    deviation; divergence; departure.
    • the deviation from the mean

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fractal

  • noun (mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry

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biometry

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biometrics; biostatistics.

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galton

  • noun English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    Francis Galton; Sir Francis Galton.

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investigator

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; research worker.
  • noun someone who investigates

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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triangulate

  • verb divide into triangles or give a triangular form to
    • triangulate the piece of cardboard
  • verb measure by using trigonometry
    • triangulate the angle

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prescriptive_linguistics

  • noun an account of how a language should be used instead of how it is actually used; a prescription for the `correct' phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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felix_klein

  • noun German mathematician who created the Klein bottle (1849-1925)
    Klein.

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vector

  • noun a variable quantity that can be resolved into components
  • noun a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction

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linguistic_geography

  • noun the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
    dialect geography.

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natural_history

  • noun the scientific study of plants or animals (more observational than experimental) usually published in popular magazines rather than in academic journals

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numerical_analysis

  • noun (mathematics) the branch of mathematics that studies algorithms for approximating solutions to problems in the infinitesimal calculus

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information_processing_system

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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predictor_variable

  • noun a variable that can be used to predict the value of another variable (as in statistical regression)

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harmonic_analysis

  • noun analysis of a periodic function into a sum of simple sinusoidal components
    Fourier analysis.

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calculating_machine

  • noun a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
    calculator.

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tectonics

  • noun the science of architecture
    architectonics.
  • noun the branch of geology studying the folding and faulting of the earth's crust
    plate tectonics; plate tectonic theory.

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direct

  • verb command with authority
    • He directed the children to do their homework
  • verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
    aim; point; place; target.
    • He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
    • criticism directed at her superior
    • direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself

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countlessness

  • noun a number beyond counting
    innumerableness.

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zero

  • noun a quantity of no importance
    cypher; aught; zip; nil; nada; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; nought; cipher; cypher.

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rigorous

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    strict.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite demanding strict attention to rules and procedures
    tight; stringent.
    • rigorous discipline
    • tight security
    • stringent safety measures

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innumerableness

  • noun a number beyond counting
    countlessness.

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metallurgist

  • noun an engineer trained in the extraction and refining and alloying and fabrication of metals
    metallurgical engineer.

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bilinear

  • adjective satellite linear with respect to each of two variables or positions

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home_economics

  • noun theory and practice of homemaking
    household arts; home ec; domestic science.

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nonlinear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are not of the first degree

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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clock

  • noun a timepiece that shows the time of day
  • verb measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    time.
    • he clocked the runners

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sum

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; amount; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    total; amount.

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hereditary

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; genetic; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective satellite inherited or inheritable by established rules (usually legal rules) of descent
    patrimonial; ancestral; transmissible.
    • ancestral home
    • ancestral lore
    • hereditary monarchy
    • patrimonial estate
    • transmissible tradition

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psychophysiology

  • noun the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
    neuropsychology; physiological psychology.

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hamilton

  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    William Rowan Hamilton; Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
  • noun English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    Lady Emma Hamilton; Amy Lyon.

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stochastic_variable

  • noun a variable quantity that is random
    chance variable; variate; variant; random variable.

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reconstruction

  • noun the activity of constructing something again
  • noun the period after the American Civil War when the southern states were reorganized and reintegrated into the Union; 1865-1877
    Reconstruction Period.

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binomial_theorem

  • noun a theorem giving the expansion of a binomial raised to a given power

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life_science

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    bioscience.

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principal

  • noun the original amount of a debt on which interest is calculated
  • noun the educator who has executive authority for a school
    head; school principal; head teacher.
    • she sent unruly pupils to see the principal

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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hipparchus

  • noun Greek astronomer and mathematician who discovered the precession of the equinoxes and made the first known star chart and is said to have invented trigonometry (second century BC)

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coefficient

  • noun a constant number that serves as a measure of some property or characteristic

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mensuration

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    measuring; measure; measurement.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate

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rigour

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; validity; cogency.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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degree

  • noun a position on a scale of intensity or amount or quality
    grade; level.
    • a moderate grade of intelligence
    • a high level of care is required
    • it is all a matter of degree
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; stage; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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psychometry

  • noun any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
    psychometrika; psychometrics.

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biosystematics

  • noun use of data (e.g. cytogenetic or biochemical) to assess taxonomic relations especially within an evolutionary framework
    biosystematy.

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actuary

  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    statistician.

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anthropology

  • noun the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

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geometer

  • noun a mathematician specializing in geometry
    geometrician.

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child_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children
    developmental psychology; genetic psychology.

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addible

  • adjective satellite capable of being added or added to
    addable.

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integral_calculus

  • noun the part of calculus that deals with integration and its application in the solution of differential equations and in determining areas or volumes etc.

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magnetisation

  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
    magnetization.
  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
    magnetization; magnetic induction.

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time_unit

  • noun a unit for measuring time periods
    unit of time.

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psychometrika

  • noun any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
    psychometry; psychometrics.

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markovian

  • adjective relating to or generated by a Markov process

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synchronic

  • adjective occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
    synchronal; synchronous.
    • recovery was synchronous with therapy"- Jour.A.M.A.
    • a synchronous set of clocks
    • the synchronous action of a bird's wings in flight
    • synchronous oscillations
  • adjective concerned with phenomena (especially language) at a particular period without considering historical antecedents
    • synchronic linguistics

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roger_bacon

  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Bacon.

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cryptanalytics

  • noun the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms
    cryptology; cryptography; cryptanalysis.

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economics

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; political economy.

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point_in_time

  • noun an instant of time
    point.
    • at that point I had to leave

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amount

  • noun a quantity of money
    amount of money; sum; sum of money.
    • he borrowed a large sum
    • the amount he had in cash was insufficient
  • noun the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion
    • an adequate amount of food for four people

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survey

  • noun a detailed critical inspection
    study.
  • noun short descriptive summary (of events)
    sketch; resume.

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stiffness

  • noun the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
  • noun the property of moving with pain or difficulty
    • he awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck

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social

  • noun a party of people assembled to promote sociability and communal activity
    mixer; sociable.
  • adjective relating to human society and its members
    societal.
    • social institutions
    • societal evolution
    • societal forces
    • social legislation

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peirce

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
    Benjamin Peirce.
  • noun United States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
    Charles Sanders Peirce; Charles Peirce.

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proof

  • noun any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
    cogent evidence.
    • if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it
  • noun a formal series of statements showing that if one thing is true something else necessarily follows from it

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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cartesian

  • noun a follower of Cartesian thought
  • adjective of or relating to Rene Descartes or his works
    • Cartesian linguistics

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divide

  • noun a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    water parting; watershed.

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harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    William Harvey.

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octane_rating

  • noun a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
    octane number.

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spherical_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) the geometry of figures on the surface of a sphere

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psychological

  • adjective satellite mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature
    • give psychological support
    • psychological warfare
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by psychology
    • psychological theories

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evariste_galois

  • noun French mathematician who described the conditions for solving polynomial equations; was killed in a duel at the age of 21 (1811-1832)
    Galois.

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cogency

  • noun persuasive relevance
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; validity.

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summation

  • noun a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
    summing up; rundown.
  • noun (physiology) the process whereby multiple stimuli can produce a response (in a muscle or nerve or other part) that one stimulus alone does not produce

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total

  • noun the whole amount
    aggregate; sum; totality.
  • noun a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers
    sum; amount.

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john_napier

  • noun Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617)
    Napier.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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earth_science

  • noun any of the sciences that deal with the earth or its parts

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noether

  • noun German mathematician (1882-1935)
    Emmy Noether.

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projective_geometry

  • noun the geometry of properties that remain invariant under projection
    descriptive geometry.

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additive

  • noun something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    linear.

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biosystematy

  • noun use of data (e.g. cytogenetic or biochemical) to assess taxonomic relations especially within an evolutionary framework
    biosystematics.

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positive

  • noun the primary form of an adjective or adverb; denotes a quality without qualification, comparison, or relation to increase or diminution
    positive degree.
  • noun a film showing a photographic image whose tones correspond to those of the original subject

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dietitian

  • noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
    nutritionist; dietician.

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linguistic_scientist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguist.

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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weil

  • noun French philosopher (1909-1943)
    Simone Weil.
  • noun United States mathematician (born in France) (1906-1998)
    Andre Weil.

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totality

  • noun the state of being total and complete
    entirety; integrality; entireness.
    • he read the article in its entirety
    • appalled by the totality of the destruction
  • noun the quality of being complete and indiscriminate
    • the totality of war and its consequences
    • the all-embracing totality of the state

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type

  • noun a subdivision of a particular kind of thing
    • what type of sculpture do you prefer?
  • noun a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
    case; eccentric; character.
    • a real character
    • a strange character
    • a friendly eccentric
    • the capable type
    • a mental case

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metric

  • noun a function of a topological space that gives, for any two points in the space, a value equal to the distance between them
    metric function.
  • noun a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)
    metric unit.
    • convert all the measurements to metric units
    • it is easier to work in metric

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group_theory

  • noun the branch of mathematics dealing with groups

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politics

  • noun social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power
    political relation.
    • office politics is often counterproductive
  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    government; political science.

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industrial_psychology

  • noun any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc.
    applied psychology.

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pricing

  • noun the evaluation of something in terms of its price
  • verb determine the price of
    price.
    • The grocer priced his wares high

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principal_investigator

  • noun the scientist in charge of an experiment or research project
    PI.

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applied_psychology

  • noun any of several branches of psychology that seek to apply psychological principles to practical problems of education or industry or marketing etc.
    industrial psychology.

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validity

  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; cogency.
  • noun the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
    validness.

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computational_linguistics

  • noun the use of computers for linguistic research and applications

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numerosity

  • noun a large number
    numerousness; multiplicity.

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godel

  • noun United States mathematician (born in Austria) who is remembered principally for demonstrating the limitations of axiomatic systems (1906-1978)
    Kurt Godel.

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projective

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laplace

  • noun French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)
    Marquis de Laplace; Pierre Simon de Laplace.

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octane_number

  • noun a measure of the antiknock properties of gasoline
    octane rating.

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topic

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    theme; subject.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    matter; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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preponderance

  • noun superiority in power or influence
    • the preponderance of good over evil
    • the preponderance of wealth and power
  • noun a superiority in numbers or amount
    prevalence.
    • a preponderance of evidence against the defendant

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home_ec

  • noun theory and practice of homemaking
    household arts; home economics; domestic science.

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neumann

  • noun United States mathematician who contributed to the development of atom bombs and of stored-program digital computers (1903-1957)
    John von Neumann; von Neumann.

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quantized

  • adjective of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states
    quantal.
  • verb approximate (a signal varying continuously in amplitude) by one whose amplitude is restricted to a prescribed set of discrete values
    quantize; quantise.

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surveyor

  • noun an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
  • noun someone who conducts a statistical survey

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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applied_mathematics

  • noun the branches of mathematics that are involved in the study of the physical or biological or sociological world
    applied math.

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work

  • noun activity directed toward making or doing something
    • she checked several points needing further work
  • noun a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing
    piece of work.
    • it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works
    • the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work
    • he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey
    • the work of an active imagination
    • erosion is the work of wind or water over time

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physiological_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
    psychophysiology; neuropsychology.

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information_processing

  • noun the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
    informatics; IP; information science.

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lobachevsky

  • noun Russian mathematician who independently discovered non-Euclidean geometry (1792-1856)
    Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky.

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wiener

  • noun United States mathematician and founder of cybernetics (1894-1964)
    Norbert Wiener.
  • noun a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
    frank; dog; hot dog; wienerwurst; frankfurter; weenie; hotdog.

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infinitesimal

  • noun (mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit
  • adjective satellite infinitely or immeasurably small
    minute.
    • two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm
    • reduced to a microscopic scale

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unit_of_time

  • noun a unit for measuring time periods
    time unit.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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electronic_computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; computer.

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situs

(Bot.) The method in which the parts of a plant are arranged; also, the position of the parts. Henslow.

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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figure

  • noun a diagram or picture illustrating textual material
    fig.
    • the area covered can be seen from Figure 2
  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
    form; flesh; soma; frame; physique; material body; anatomy; shape; chassis; build; human body; physical body; bod.
    • Leonardo studied the human body
    • he has a strong physique
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

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calculation

  • noun the procedure of calculating; determining something by mathematical or logical methods
    computation; computing.
  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    figuring; reckoning; computation.

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riemannian_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) a non-Euclidean geometry that regards space as like a sphere and a line as like a great circle
    elliptic geometry.
    • Bernhard Riemann pioneered elliptic geometry

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household

  • noun a social unit living together
    house; menage; family; home.
    • he moved his family to Virginia
    • It was a good Christian household
    • I waited until the whole house was asleep
    • the teacher asked how many people made up his home

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bioscience

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    life science.

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plane_geometry

  • noun the geometry of 2-dimensional figures

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jacobi

  • noun German mathematician (1804-1851)
    Karl Gustav Jacob Jacobi.

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cognitive_science

  • noun the field of science concerned with cognition; includes parts of cognitive psychology and linguistics and computer science and cognitive neuroscience and philosophy of mind

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karl_friedrich_gauss

  • noun German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)
    Karl Gauss; Gauss.

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dietician

  • noun a specialist in the study of nutrition
    nutritionist; dietitian.

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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norbert_wiener

  • noun United States mathematician and founder of cybernetics (1894-1964)
    Wiener.

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counting

  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    count; tally; enumeration; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours
  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; numerate; number; enumerate.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change

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eratosthenes

  • noun Greek mathematician and astronomer who estimated the circumference of the earth and the distances to the Moon and sun (276-194 BC)

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andrei_markov

  • noun Russian mathematician (1856-1922)
    Markov; Markoff; Andre Markoff.

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parliamentary

  • adjective relating to or having the nature of a parliament
    • parliamentary reform
    • a parliamentary body
  • adjective satellite having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament
    • parliamentary government

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information

  • noun a message received and understood
    info.
  • noun knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction

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paleontologist

  • noun a specialist in paleontology
    palaeontologist; fossilist.

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pure

  • adjective free of extraneous elements of any kind
    • pure air and water
    • pure gold
    • pure primary colors
    • the violin's pure and lovely song
    • pure tones
    • pure oxygen
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; utter; thoroughgoing; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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pure_mathematics

  • noun the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

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radiologic

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dialect_geography

  • noun the study of the geographical distribution of linguistic features
    linguistic geography.

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species

  • noun (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
  • noun a specific kind of something
    • a species of molecule
    • a species of villainy

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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spurious

  • adjective satellite plausible but false
    specious.
    • a specious claim
    • spurious inferences
  • adjective satellite born out of wedlock
    bastardly; misbegotten; misbegot.
    • the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman

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indirect_correlation

  • noun a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1
    negative correlation.

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economic_science

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    political economy; economics.

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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elliptic_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) a non-Euclidean geometry that regards space as like a sphere and a line as like a great circle
    Riemannian geometry.
    • Bernhard Riemann pioneered elliptic geometry

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agrologic

  • adjective of or related to agrology
    agrological.

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social_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relationships with others and with groups and with society as a whole

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scientific_discipline

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    science.
    • the science of genetics

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infinitesimal_calculus

  • noun the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions
    calculus.

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parameter

  • noun a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
    parametric quantity.
  • noun any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

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hilbert

  • noun German mathematician (1862-1943)
    David Hilbert.

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economy

  • noun the system of production and distribution and consumption
    economic system.
  • noun the efficient use of resources
    • economy of effort

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dialect

  • noun the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people
    accent; idiom.
    • the immigrants spoke an odd dialect of English
    • he has a strong German accent
    • it has been said that a language is a dialect with an army and navy

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product

  • noun commodities offered for sale
    ware; merchandise.
    • good business depends on having good merchandise
    • that store offers a variety of products
  • noun an artifact that has been created by someone or some process
    production.
    • they improve their product every year
    • they export most of their agricultural production

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theoretician

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theorist; theoriser; idealogue; theorizer.

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cosmographist

  • noun a scientist knowledgeable about cosmography
    cosmographer.

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minority

  • noun a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
  • noun being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts
    • when the vote was taken they were in the minority
    • he held a minority position

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philosophy

  • noun a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
    philosophical system; school of thought; ism; doctrine.
  • noun the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics

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variant

  • noun an event that departs from expectations
    variance; discrepancy.
  • noun (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
    strain; var.; form.
    • a new strain of microorganisms

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metamathematics

  • noun the logical analysis of mathematical reasoning

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plane

  • noun an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    airplane; aeroplane.
    • the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane
  • noun (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape
    sheet.
    • we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane
    • any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

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mobius

  • noun German mathematician responsible for the Mobius strip (1790-1868)
    August Ferdinand Mobius; August F. Mobius.

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political_science

  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    politics; government.

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historical_linguistics

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    diachrony; diachronic linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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sociolinguistics

  • noun the study of language in relation to its sociocultural context

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law

  • noun the collection of rules imposed by authority
    jurisprudence.
    • civilization presupposes respect for the law
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  • noun legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity
    • there is a law against kidnapping

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data

  • noun a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn
    information.
    • statistical data
  • noun an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
    data point; datum.

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severity

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severeness.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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isaac_newton

  • noun English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
    Sir Isaac Newton; Newton.

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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correlate

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlative.
  • verb to bear a reciprocal or mutual relation
    • Do these facts correlate?

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galois_theory

  • noun group theory applied to the solution of algebraic equations

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gaussian

  • adjective of or relating to Karl Gauss or his mathematical theories of magnetics or electricity or astronomy or probability
    • Gaussian distribution

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predictor

  • noun someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
    forecaster; soothsayer; prognosticator.
  • noun information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events
    • the weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance

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generic

  • noun a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape
    generic wine.
  • noun any product that can be sold without a brand name

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civics

  • noun the social science of municipal affairs

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comparative_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals
    animal psychology.

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fossilist

  • noun a specialist in paleontology
    palaeontologist; paleontologist.

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fundamental

  • noun any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business
    • fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure
  • noun the lowest tone of a harmonic series
    first harmonic; fundamental frequency.

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correlation

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlativity.
  • noun a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation)
    coefficient of correlation; correlation coefficient.
    • what is the correlation between those two variables?

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euclid

  • noun Greek geometer (3rd century BC)

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chance_variable

  • noun a variable quantity that is random
    stochastic variable; variate; variant; random variable.

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make

  • noun a recognizable kind
    brand.
    • there's a new brand of hero in the movies now
    • what make of car is that?
  • noun the act of mixing cards haphazardly
    shuffle; shuffling.

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nutritionary

  • adjective of or relating to or providing nutrition
    nutritional.
    • nutritional information

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volume

  • noun the amount of 3-dimensional space occupied by an object
    • the gas expanded to twice its original volume
  • noun the property of something that is great in magnitude
    bulk; mass.
    • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
    • he received a mass of correspondence
    • the volume of exports

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nom_de_plume

  • noun an author's pseudonym
    pen name.

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social_science

  • noun the branch of science that studies society and the relationships of individual within a society

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correlational_statistics

  • noun a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
    correlation.

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taxonomy

  • noun a classification of organisms into groups based on similarities of structure or origin etc
  • noun (biology) study of the general principles of scientific classification

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quadratics

  • noun a branch of algebra dealing with quadratic equations
  • noun an equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square
    quadratic equation; quadratic.

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natural_science

  • noun the sciences involved in the study of the physical world and its phenomena

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meter

  • noun the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
    m; metre.
  • noun any of various measuring instruments for measuring a quantity

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ibn_al-haytham

  • noun an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)
    Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham; Alhacen; al-Haytham; Alhazen.

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rigorousness

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigor; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; inclemency; rigor; rigour; hardness; rigourousness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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powder_metallurgy

  • noun the metallurgy of powdered metals; how to produce solid metal objects from powdered metal by compaction and sintering

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nathaniel_bowditch

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer noted for his works on navigation (1773-1838)
    Bowditch.

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scale

  • noun an ordered reference standard
    scale of measurement; ordered series; graduated table.
    • judging on a scale of 1 to 10
  • noun relative magnitude
    • they entertained on a grand scale

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differential_calculus

  • noun the part of calculus that deals with the variation of a function with respect to changes in the independent variable (or variables) by means of the concepts of derivative and differential
    method of fluxions.

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linguistics

  • noun the scientific study of language
  • noun the humanistic study of language and literature
    philology.

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james_bernoulli

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1654-1705)
    Jacques Bernoulli; Bernoulli; Jakob Bernoulli.

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group

  • noun any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
    grouping.
  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical; chemical group.

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al-haytham

  • noun an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)
    Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham; Ibn al-Haytham; Alhacen; Alhazen.

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personal

  • noun a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • adjective concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
    • a personal favor
    • for your personal use
    • personal papers
    • I have something personal to tell you
    • a personal God
    • he has his personal bank account and she has hers

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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bibliotist

  • noun someone who engages in bibliotics

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veblen

  • noun United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
    Thorstein Veblen; Thorstein Bunde Veblen.
  • noun United States mathematician (1880-1960)
    Oswald Veblen.

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cryptology

  • noun the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms
    cryptanalytics; cryptography; cryptanalysis.

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stage_name

  • noun the pseudonym of an actor

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nikolai_ivanovich_lobachevsky

  • noun Russian mathematician who independently discovered non-Euclidean geometry (1792-1856)
    Lobachevsky.

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benjamin_franklin

  • noun printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
    Franklin.

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stochastic

  • adjective satellite being or having a random variable
    • a stochastic variable
    • stochastic processes

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social_scientist

  • noun someone expert in the study of human society and its personal relationships

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non

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    not.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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descriptive

  • adjective serving to describe or inform or characterized by description
    • the descriptive variable
    • a descriptive passage
  • adjective describing the structure of a language
    • descriptive grammar

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voting_system

  • noun a legal system for making democratic choices
    electoral system.

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factorial

  • noun the product of all the integers up to and including a given integer
    • 1, 2, 6, 24, and 120 are factorials
  • adjective of or relating to factorials

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minkowski

  • noun German mathematician (born in Russia) who suggested the concept of four-dimensional space-time (1864-1909)
    Hermann Minkowski.

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euclidean_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) geometry based on Euclid's axioms
    elementary geometry; parabolic geometry.

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significance

  • noun the quality of being significant
    • do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power
  • noun a meaning that is not expressly stated but can be inferred
    import; implication.
    • the significance of his remark became clear only later
    • the expectation was spread both by word and by implication

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animal_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with the behavior of animals
    comparative psychology.

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partial_correlation

  • noun a correlation between two variables when the effects of one or more related variables are removed

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foil

  • noun a piece of thin and flexible sheet metal
    • the photographic film was wrapped in foil
  • noun anything that serves by contrast to call attention to another thing's good qualities
    enhancer.
    • pretty girls like plain friends as foils

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reckoning

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; figuring; computation.
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    tally.

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structural

  • adjective relating to or caused by structure, especially political or economic structure
    • structural unemployment in a technological society
  • adjective relating to or having or characterized by structure
    • structural engineer
    • structural errors
    • structural simplicity

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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rene_descartes

  • noun French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650)
    Descartes.

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name

  • noun a language unit by which a person or thing is known
    • his name really is George Washington
    • those are two names for the same thing
  • noun a person's reputation
    • he wanted to protect his good name

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set_theory

  • noun the branch of pure mathematics that deals with the nature and relations of sets

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newton

  • noun English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
    Sir Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton.
  • noun a unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes
    N.

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agrological

  • adjective of or related to agrology
    agrologic.

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theory

  • noun a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena
    • theories can incorporate facts and laws and tested hypotheses
    • true in fact and theory
  • noun a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena
    hypothesis; possibility.
    • a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory
    • he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices

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correlative

  • noun either of two or more related or complementary variables
    correlate.
  • adjective satellite mutually related
    correlate; correlated.

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abel

  • noun Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829)
    Niels Abel; Niels Henrik Abel.
  • noun (Old Testament) Cain and Abel were the first children of Adam and Eve born after the Fall of Man; Abel was killed by Cain

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theorizer

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theorist; theoretician; theoriser; idealogue.

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niels_abel

  • noun Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829)
    Abel; Niels Henrik Abel.

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scientific_agriculture

  • noun the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
    agronomy.

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list

  • noun a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics)
    listing.
  • noun the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical
    tilt; lean; leaning; inclination.
    • the tower had a pronounced tilt
    • the ship developed a list to starboard
    • he walked with a heavy inclination to the right

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linear_programming

  • noun a mathematical technique used in economics; finds the maximum or minimum of linear functions in many variables subject to constraints

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abnormal

  • adjective not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
    unnatural.
    • abnormal powers of concentration
    • abnormal amounts of rain
    • abnormal circumstances
    • an abnormal interest in food
  • adjective departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    • they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
    • an abnormal personality

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ec

  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    Europe; European Community; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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vote

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    voting; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • noun the opinion of a group as determined by voting
    • they put the question to a vote

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nom_de_guerre

  • noun a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
    anonym; pseudonym.

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measure

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    step.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; quantity.

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operand

  • noun a quantity upon which a mathematical operation is performed

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strictness

  • noun conscientious attention to rules and details
    stringency.
  • noun uncompromising resolution
    sternness.

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systematist

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    taxonomer; taxonomist.
  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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agriculture

  • noun a large-scale farming enterprise
    agribusiness; factory farm.
  • noun the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
    farming; husbandry.

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numeration

  • noun naming numbers
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    count; counting; tally; enumeration; reckoning.
    • the counting continued for several hours

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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category

  • noun a collection of things sharing a common attribute
    class; family.
    • there are two classes of detergents
  • noun a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme

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matrix

  • noun (mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules
  • noun (geology) amass of fine-grained rock in which fossils, crystals, or gems are embedded

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abnormal_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior
    psychopathology.

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computing_machine

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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fathom

  • noun a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth
    fthm.
  • noun (mining) a unit of volume (equal to 6 cubic feet) used in measuring bodies of ore
    fthm.

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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etymology

  • noun a history of a word
  • noun the study of the sources and development of words

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affine_geometry

  • noun the geometry of affine transformations

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degree_of_freedom

  • noun (statistics) an unrestricted variable in a frequency distribution
  • noun one of the minimum number of parameters needed to describe the state of a physical system

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numerate

  • verb determine the number or amount of
    count; number; enumerate.
    • Can you count the books on your shelf?
    • Count your change
  • verb read out loud as words written numbers

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august_f._mobius

  • noun German mathematician responsible for the Mobius strip (1790-1868)
    August Ferdinand Mobius; Mobius.

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math

  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    maths; mathematics.

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pierre_de_fermat

  • noun French mathematician who founded number theory; contributed (with Pascal) to the theory of probability (1601-1665)
    Fermat.

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computing_device

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; electronic computer; computer.

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linear

  • adjective designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree
    additive.
  • adjective of or in or along or relating to a line; involving a single dimension
    one-dimensional.
    • a linear measurement

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applied_math

  • noun the branches of mathematics that are involved in the study of the physical or biological or sociological world
    applied mathematics.

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agronomical

  • adjective of or relating to or promoting agronomy
    agronomic.

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pierre_simon_de_laplace

  • noun French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)
    Marquis de Laplace; Laplace.

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analytical_geometry

  • noun the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system
    analytic geometry; coordinate geometry.

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statistics

  • noun a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
  • noun a datum that can be represented numerically
    statistic.

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maths

  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    mathematics; math.
  • noun a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
    mathematics; math.

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estimate

  • noun an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    approximation; estimation; idea.
    • an estimate of what it would cost
    • a rough idea how long it would take
  • noun a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    estimation.
    • many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
    • in my estimation the boy is innocent

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turnout

  • noun the group that gathers together for a particular occasion
    • a large turnout for the meeting
  • noun a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park
    widening.

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language

  • noun a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols
    linguistic communication.
    • he taught foreign languages
    • the language introduced is standard throughout the text
    • the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; voice communication; speech communication; speech; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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oswald_veblen

  • noun United States mathematician (1880-1960)
    Veblen.

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geometry

  • noun the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces

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hero_of_alexandria

  • noun Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
    Heron; Hero.

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indefinite_quantity

  • noun an estimated quantity

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programming

  • noun setting an order and time for planned events
    scheduling; programing.
  • noun creating a sequence of instructions to enable the computer to do something
    computer programing; computer programming; programing.

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probability_theorist

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in probability theory

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john_bernoulli

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    Bernoulli; Johann Bernoulli; Jean Bernoulli.

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fourier_analysis

  • noun analysis of a periodic function into a sum of simple sinusoidal components
    harmonic analysis.

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marquis_de_laplace

  • noun French mathematician and astronomer who formulated the nebular hypothesis concerning the origins of the solar system and who developed the theory of probability (1749-1827)
    Pierre Simon de Laplace; Laplace.

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whitehead

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
    Alfred North Whitehead.
  • noun a small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
    milium.

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grammatical_category

  • noun (grammar) a category of words having the same grammatical properties
    syntactic category.

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industrial

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting from industry
    • industrial output
  • adjective having highly developed industries
    • the industrial revolution
    • an industrial nation

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august_ferdinand_mobius

  • noun German mathematician responsible for the Mobius strip (1790-1868)
    Mobius; August F. Mobius.

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probability

  • noun a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible
    chance.
    • the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5
  • noun the quality of being probable; a probable event or the most probable event
    • for a while mutiny seemed a probability
    • going by past experience there was a high probability that the visitors were lost

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researcher

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    investigator; research worker.

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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nutritional

  • adjective of or relating to or providing nutrition
    nutritionary.
    • nutritional information

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number

  • noun the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals
    figure.
    • he had a number of chores to do
    • the number of parameters is small
    • the figure was about a thousand
  • noun a concept of quantity involving zero and units
    • every number has a unique position in the sequence

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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cybernetics

  • noun (biology) the field of science concerned with processes of communication and control (especially the comparison of these processes in biological and artificial systems)

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fundamental_measure

  • noun one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
    fundamental quantity.

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radiologic_technologist

  • noun a scientist trained in radiological technology

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medical_scientist

  • noun a scientist who studies disease processes

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electronic

  • adjective of or relating to electronics; concerned with or using devices that operate on principles governing the behavior of electrons
    • electronic devices
  • adjective of or concerned with electrons
    • electronic energy

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engineer

  • noun a person who uses scientific knowledge to solve practical problems
    applied scientist; technologist.
  • noun the operator of a railway locomotive
    locomotive engineer; railroad engineer; engine driver.

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one-dimensionality

  • noun the property of having one dimension
    linearity.

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guess

  • noun a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence
    conjecture; supposition; surmisal; hypothesis; speculation; surmise.
  • noun an estimate based on little or no information
    guesswork; dead reckoning; shot; guessing.

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pythagoras

  • noun Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem; considered to be the first true mathematician (circa 580-500 BC)

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newtonian

  • noun a follower of Isaac Newton
  • adjective of or relating to or inspired by Sir Isaac Newton or his science
    • Newtonian physics

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hyperbolic

  • adjective satellite enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
    inflated.
    • a hyperbolic style
  • adjective of or relating to a hyperbola
    • hyperbolic functions

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bernoulli

  • noun Swiss physicist who contributed to hydrodynamics and mathematical physics (1700-1782)
    Daniel Bernoulli.
  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    John Bernoulli; Johann Bernoulli; Jean Bernoulli.

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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tot

  • noun a small amount (especially of a drink)
    • a tot of rum
  • noun a young child
    bambino; toddler; yearling.

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information_science

  • noun the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
    informatics; IP; information processing.

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johann_bernoulli

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    John Bernoulli; Bernoulli; Jean Bernoulli.

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calculus_of_variations

  • noun the calculus of maxima and minima of definite integrals

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convention

  • noun a large formal assembly
    • political convention
  • noun something regarded as a normative example
    formula; pattern; normal; rule.
    • the convention of not naming the main character
    • violence is the rule not the exception
    • his formula for impressing visitors

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fermat

  • noun French mathematician who founded number theory; contributed (with Pascal) to the theory of probability (1601-1665)
    Pierre de Fermat.

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analytic_geometry

  • noun the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system
    analytical geometry; coordinate geometry.

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mathematical_product

  • noun a quantity obtained by multiplication
    product.
    • the product of 2 and 3 is 6

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nutrition

  • noun (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance
  • noun a source of materials to nourish the body
    alimentation; aliment; nutriment; nourishment; sustenance; victuals.

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option

  • noun the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
  • noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    alternative; choice.
    • what option did I have?
    • there no other alternative
    • my only choice is to refuse

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relationship

  • noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
    human relationship.
    • the relationship between mothers and their children
  • noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
    • he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship

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period_of_play

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    playing period; play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

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measurable

  • adjective capable of being measured
    mensurable.
    • measurable depths
  • adjective satellite of distinguished importance
    • a measurable figure in literature

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euclidean

  • adjective relating to geometry as developed by Euclid
    euclidian.
    • Euclidian geometry

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pythagorean

  • adjective of or relating to Pythagoras or his geometry
    • Pythagorean philosophy
    • Pythagorean theorem

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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nonrepresentational

  • adjective of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature

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method_of_fluxions

  • noun the part of calculus that deals with the variation of a function with respect to changes in the independent variable (or variables) by means of the concepts of derivative and differential
    differential calculus.

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semantics

  • noun the study of language meaning
  • noun the meaning of a word, phrase, sentence, or text
    • a petty argument about semantics

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kurt_godel

  • noun United States mathematician (born in Austria) who is remembered principally for demonstrating the limitations of axiomatic systems (1906-1978)
    Godel.

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trigonometric

  • adjective of or relating to or according to the principles of trigonometry
    • trigonometric function

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diophantus

  • noun Greek mathematician who was the first to try to develop an algebraic notation (3rd century)

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bessel

  • noun German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)
    Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel.

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linear_algebra

  • noun the part of algebra that deals with the theory of linear equations and linear transformation

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cryptanalyst

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
    cryptographer; cryptologist.

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jean_bernoulli

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1667-1748)
    John Bernoulli; Bernoulli; Johann Bernoulli.

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computer

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    data processor; computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer.
  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; figurer; reckoner.

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political_economy

  • noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
    economic science; economics.

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measuring_stick

  • noun measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
    measuring rod; measure.

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idealogue

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theorist; theoretician; theoriser; theorizer.

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diachrony

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    historical linguistics; diachronic linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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bet

  • noun the money risked on a gamble
    wager; stake; stakes.
  • noun the act of gambling
    wager.
    • he did it on a bet

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powder

  • noun a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized
    pulverisation; pulverization.
  • noun a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks
    gunpowder.

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data_processor

  • noun a machine for performing calculations automatically
    computing machine; information processing system; computing device; electronic computer; computer.

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lick

  • noun a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
    salt lick.
  • noun touching with the tongue
    lap.
    • the dog's laps were warm and wet

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surname

  • noun the name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
    last name; family name; cognomen.

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inclemency

  • noun weather unsuitable for outdoor activities
    bad weather; inclementness.
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; hardness; rigourousness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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domestic_science

  • noun theory and practice of homemaking
    household arts; home ec; home economics.

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argument

  • noun a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
    statement.
    • it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true
  • noun a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
    contestation; contention; arguing; tilt; controversy; disputation; disceptation.
    • they were involved in a violent argument

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johann_muller

  • noun German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
    Regiomontanus; Muller.

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agronomy

  • noun the application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production
    scientific agriculture.

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measuring_rod

  • noun measuring instrument having a sequence of marks at regular intervals; used as a reference in making measurements
    measuring stick; measure.

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cosmography

  • noun the science that maps the general features of the universe; describes both heaven and earth (but without encroaching on geography or astronomy)
  • noun a representation of the earth or the heavens
    • the cosmography of Ptolemy

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mathematical_statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    statistician.

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vector_decomposition

  • noun the analysis of a vector field
    decomposition.

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direct_correlation

  • noun a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with large values of the other and small with small; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and +1
    positive correlation.

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natural_language_processing

  • noun the branch of information science that deals with natural language information
    human language technology; NLP.

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dependent_variable

  • noun (statistics) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value depends on the independent variable
    • if f(x)=y, y is the dependent variable

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paul_vernier

  • noun French mathematician who described the vernier scale (1580-1637)
    Vernier.

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agrobiologic

  • adjective of or pertaining to agrobiology
    agrobiological.

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calculus

  • noun a hard lump produced by the concretion of mineral salts; found in hollow organs or ducts of the body
    concretion.
    • renal calculi can be very painful
  • noun an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
    tophus; tartar.

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play

  • noun a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage
    drama; dramatic play.
    • he wrote several plays but only one was produced on Broadway
  • noun a theatrical performance of a drama
    • the play lasted two hours

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tally

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    run.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun a bill for an amount due
    reckoning.

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multiple

  • noun the product of a quantity by an integer
    • 36 is a multiple of 9
  • adjective having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual
    • multiple birth
    • multiple ownership
    • made multiple copies of the speech
    • his multiple achievements in public life
    • her multiple personalities
    • a pineapple is a multiple fruit

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chemical_science

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemistry.

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reckon

  • verb expect, believe, or suppose
    guess; suppose; imagine; opine; think.
    • I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel
    • I thought to find her in a bad state
    • he didn't think to find her in the kitchen
    • I guess she is angry at me for standing her up
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; forecast; estimate; count on.

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literal

  • noun a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
    typographical error; misprint; erratum; typo; literal error.
  • adjective satellite being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
    real; genuine; actual.
    • her actual motive
    • a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton
    • a genuine dilemma

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algebraic

  • adjective of or relating to algebra
    algebraical.
    • algebraic geometry

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cipher

  • noun a message written in a secret code
    cypher.
  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cypher.

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rigor

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; severeness; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigour; validity; cogency.

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adder

  • noun a person who adds numbers
  • noun a machine that adds numbers

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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markov

  • noun Russian mathematician (1856-1922)
    Andrei Markov; Markoff; Andre Markoff.

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curvilinear_correlation

  • noun any correlation in which the rates of change of the variables is not constant
    nonlinear correlation; skew correlation.

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rigourousness

  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; severeness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters
  • noun excessive sternness
    harshness; stiffness; severity; severeness; inclemency; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; hardness.
    • severity of character
    • the harshness of his punishment was inhuman
    • the rigors of boot camp

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boole

  • noun English mathematician; creator of Boolean algebra (1815-1864)
    George Boole.

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descartes

  • noun French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650)
    Rene Descartes.

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stringency

  • noun a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
    tightness.
  • noun conscientious attention to rules and details
    strictness.

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average

  • noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution
    norm.
    • it set the norm for American homes
  • noun (sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

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roundness

  • noun the fullness of a tone of voice
    rotundity.
    • there is a musky roundness to his wordiness
  • noun the quality of being round numbers
    • he gave us the results in round numbers, but their roundness didn't affect the point he was making

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playing

  • noun the act of playing a musical instrument
  • noun the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation

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boolean

  • adjective of or relating to a combinatorial system devised by George Boole that combines propositions with the logical operators AND and OR and IF THEN and EXCEPT and NOT

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cryptologic

  • adjective of or relating to cryptanalysis
    cryptanalytic; cryptographic; cryptological; cryptographical.

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sir_william_rowan_hamilton

  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    William Rowan Hamilton; Hamilton.

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john_von_neumann

  • noun United States mathematician who contributed to the development of atom bombs and of stored-program digital computers (1903-1957)
    von Neumann; Neumann.

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voting

  • noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    vote; ballot; balloting.
    • there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    • they allowed just one vote per person
  • verb express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote
    vote.
    • He voted for the motion
    • None of the Democrats voted last night

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physics

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    natural philosophy.
    • his favorite subject was physics
  • noun the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    physical science.
    • he studied the physics of radiation

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quantity

  • noun how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
    amount; measure.
  • noun an adequate or large amount
    • he had a quantity of ammunition

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precise

  • adjective sharply exact or accurate or delimited
    • a precise mind
    • specified a precise amount
    • arrived at the precise moment
  • adjective satellite (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct
    accurate; exact.
    • a precise image
    • a precise measurement

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rating

  • noun an appraisal of the value of something
    valuation; evaluation.
    • he set a high valuation on friendship
  • noun act of ascertaining or fixing the value or worth of
    evaluation.

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william_harvey

  • noun English physician and scientist who described the circulation of the blood; he later proposed that all animals originate from an ovum produced by the female of the species (1578-1657)
    Harvey.

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numerousness

  • noun a large number
    multiplicity; numerosity.

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random

  • adjective lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance
    • a random choice
    • bombs fell at random
    • random movements

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fundamental_quantity

  • noun one of the four quantities that are the basis of systems of measurement
    fundamental measure.

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magnetization

  • noun the extent or degree to which something is magnetized
    magnetisation.
  • noun the process that makes a substance magnetic (temporarily or permanently)
    magnetisation; magnetic induction.

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gauge

  • noun a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
    gage.
  • noun accepted or approved instance or example of a quantity or quality against which others are judged or measured or compared
    standard of measurement.

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napier

  • noun Scottish mathematician who invented logarithms; introduced the use of the decimal point in writing numbers (1550-1617)
    John Napier.

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calculable

  • adjective capable of being calculated or estimated
    • a calculable risk
    • calculable odds

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earth

  • noun the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on
    globe; world.
    • the Earth moves around the sun
    • he sailed around the world
  • noun the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
    ground.
    • they dug into the earth outside the church

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alan_mathison_turing

  • noun English mathematician who conceived of the Turing machine and broke German codes during World War II (1912-1954)
    Turing; Alan Turing.

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biometrics

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biostatistics; biometry.

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geography

  • noun study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
    geographics.

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photographic

  • adjective relating to photography or obtained by using photography
    • photographic equipment
  • adjective satellite representing people or nature with the exactness and fidelity of a photograph

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hermann_minkowski

  • noun German mathematician (born in Russia) who suggested the concept of four-dimensional space-time (1864-1909)
    Minkowski.

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niels_henrik_abel

  • noun Norwegian mathematician (1802-1829)
    Abel; Niels Abel.

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plumb

  • noun the metal bob of a plumb line
    plummet; plumb bob.
  • verb measure the depth of something

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analytic

  • adjective using or subjected to a methodology using algebra and calculus
    • analytic statics
  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytical.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind

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factor

  • noun anything that contributes causally to a result
    • a number of factors determined the outcome
  • noun an abstract part of something
    ingredient; constituent; component; element.
    • jealousy was a component of his character
    • two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony
    • the grammatical elements of a sentence
    • a key factor in her success
    • humor: an effective ingredient of a speech

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parabolic

  • adjective resembling or expressed by parables
    parabolical.
  • adjective satellite having the form of a parabola
    parabolical.

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human_language_technology

  • noun the branch of information science that deals with natural language information
    natural language processing; NLP.

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voter_turnout

  • noun the total number of voters who participated
    vote.
    • they are expecting a large vote

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karl_gauss

  • noun German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)
    Karl Friedrich Gauss; Gauss.

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cryptography

  • noun the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms
    cryptanalytics; cryptology; cryptanalysis.
  • noun act of writing in code or cipher
    steganography; coding; secret writing.

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severeness

  • noun used of the degree of something undesirable e.g. pain or weather
    badness; severity.
  • noun something hard to endure
    hardship; rigourousness; rigor; rigorousness; rigour; asperity; grimness; severity.
    • the asperity of northern winters

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dependent

  • noun a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
    dependant.
  • adjective relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed
    • dependent children
    • dependent on moisture

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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variate

  • noun a variable quantity that is random
    chance variable; stochastic variable; variant; random variable.

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nonparametric_statistics

  • noun the branch of statistics dealing with variables without making assumptions about the form or the parameters of their distribution
  • noun a statistic computed without knowledge of the form or the parameters of the distribution from which observations are drawn
    nonparametric statistic; distribution free statistic.

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archimedes

  • noun Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry (287-212 BC)

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law_of_large_numbers

  • noun (statistics) law stating that a large number of items taken at random from a population will (on the average) have the population statistics
    Bernoulli's law.

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mensurable

  • adjective having notes of fixed rhythmic value
    measured; mensural.
  • adjective capable of being measured
    measurable.
    • measurable depths

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playing_period

  • noun (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
    play; period of play.
    • rain stopped play in the 4th inning

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resolve

  • noun the trait of being resolute
    resoluteness; firmness of purpose; resolution; firmness.
    • his resoluteness carried him through the battle
    • it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work
  • noun a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
    resolution; declaration.

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exactitude

  • noun the quality of being exact
    exactness.
    • he demanded exactness in all details
    • a man of great exactitude

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differential

  • noun the result of mathematical differentiation; the instantaneous change of one quantity relative to another; df(x)/dx
    derivative; derived function; first derivative; differential coefficient.
  • noun a quality that differentiates between similar things

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agrobiological

  • adjective of or pertaining to agrobiology
    agrobiologic.

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genetic_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that studies the social and mental development of children
    developmental psychology; child psychology.

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baron_jean_baptiste_joseph_fourier

  • noun French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830)
    Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier; Fourier.

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analytical

  • adjective using or skilled in using analysis (i.e., separating a whole--intellectual or substantial--into its elemental parts or basic principles)
    analytic.
    • an analytic experiment
    • an analytic approach
    • a keenly analytic man
    • analytical reasoning
    • an analytical mind
  • adjective of a proposition that is necessarily true independent of fact or experience
    analytic.
    • `all spinsters are unmarried' is an analytic proposition

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linguist

  • noun a specialist in linguistics
    linguistic scientist.
  • noun a person who speaks more than one language
    polyglot.

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taxonomist

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    systematist; taxonomer.

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binominal

  • adjective satellite having or characterized by two names, especially those of genus and species in taxonomies
    binomial.
    • binomial nomenclature of bacteria

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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binomial

  • noun (mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two terms
  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of two terms
    • binomial expression

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mandelbrot

  • noun French mathematician (born in Poland) noted for inventing fractals (born in 1924)
    Benoit Mandelbrot.

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alfred_north_whitehead

  • noun English philosopher and mathematician who collaborated with Bertrand Russell (1861-1947)
    Whitehead.

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guerre

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relative

  • noun a person related by blood or marriage
    relation.
    • police are searching for relatives of the deceased
    • he has distant relations back in New Jersey
  • noun an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
    congeneric; congener; congenator.

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alhacen

  • noun an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)
    Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham; Ibn al-Haytham; al-Haytham; Alhazen.

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parabolic_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) geometry based on Euclid's axioms
    Euclidean geometry; elementary geometry.

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nonbinomial

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theoriser

  • noun someone who theorizes (especially in science or art)
    theorist; theoretician; idealogue; theorizer.

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curvilinear

  • adjective satellite characterized by or following a curved line
    curvilineal.
    • curvilinear tracery
    • curvilinear motion

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tensor

  • noun a generalization of the concept of a vector
  • noun any of several muscles that cause an attached structure to become tense or firm

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definite

  • adjective precise; explicit and clearly defined
    • I want a definite answer
    • a definite statement of the terms of the will
    • a definite amount
    • definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol
    • the wedding date is now definite
    • a definite drop in attendance
  • adjective satellite known for certain
    • it is definite that they have won

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spurious_correlation

  • noun a correlation between two variables (e.g., between the number of electric motors in the home and grades at school) that does not result from any direct relation between them (buying electric motors will not raise grades) but from their relation to other variables

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wavelet

  • noun a small wave on the surface of a liquid
    ripple; riffle; rippling.

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geometric

  • adjective satellite characterized by simple geometric forms in design and decoration
    geometrical.
    • a buffalo hide painted with red and black geometric designs
  • adjective of or relating to or determined by geometry
    geometrical.

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pi

  • noun the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of a circle; approximately equal to 3.14159265358979323846...
  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private eye; private detective; sherlock; shamus; operative.

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solid_geometry

  • noun the geometry of 3-dimensional space

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leonhard_euler

  • noun Swiss mathematician (1707-1783)
    Euler.

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perfect

  • noun a tense of verbs used in describing action that has been completed (sometimes regarded as perfective aspect)
    perfective; perfect tense; perfective tense.
  • verb make perfect or complete
    hone.
    • perfect your French in Paris!

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linnean

  • adjective of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
    Linnaean.

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historical

  • adjective of or relating to the study of history
    • historical scholars
    • a historical perspective
  • adjective satellite having once lived or existed or taken place in the real world as distinct from being legendary
    • the historical Jesus
    • doubt that a historical Camelot every existed
    • actual historical events

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spherical_trigonometry

  • noun (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles

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independent_variable

  • noun (statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables
    experimental variable.

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hero

  • noun a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
    • RAF pilots were the heroes of the Battle of Britain
  • noun the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

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binomial_distribution

  • noun a theoretical distribution of the number of successes in a finite set of independent trials with a constant probability of success
    Bernoulli distribution.

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come

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
  • verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
    come up.
    • He came singing down the road
    • Come with me to the Casbah
    • come down here!
    • come out of the closet!
    • come into the room

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agrobiology

  • noun the study of plant nutrition and growth especially as a way to increase crop yield

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topology

  • noun topographic study of a given place (especially the history of the place as indicated by its topography)
    • Greenland's topology has been shaped by the glaciers of the ice age
  • noun the study of anatomy based on regions or divisions of the body and emphasizing the relations between various structures (muscles and nerves and arteries etc.) in that region
    regional anatomy; topographic anatomy.

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oceanographer

  • noun a scientist who studies physical and biological aspects of the seas

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cosmographer

  • noun a scientist knowledgeable about cosmography
    cosmographist.

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nomenclature

  • noun a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline
    language; terminology.
    • legal terminology
    • biological nomenclature
    • the language of sociology

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metallurgical_engineer

  • noun an engineer trained in the extraction and refining and alloying and fabrication of metals
    metallurgist.

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benoit_mandelbrot

  • noun French mathematician (born in Poland) noted for inventing fractals (born in 1924)
    Mandelbrot.

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roman

  • noun a typeface used in ancient Roman inscriptions
    roman type; roman print; roman letters.
  • noun a resident of modern Rome

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sir_francis_galton

  • noun English scientist (cousin of Charles Darwin) who explored many fields including heredity, meteorology, statistics, psychology, and anthropology; founder of eugenics and first to use fingerprints for identification (1822-1911)
    Galton; Francis Galton.

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cryptological

  • adjective of or relating to cryptanalysis
    cryptanalytic; cryptographic; cryptologic; cryptographical.

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probability_theory

  • noun the branch of applied mathematics that deals with probabilities
    theory of probability.

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experimental

  • adjective relating to or based on experiment
    • experimental physics
  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    observational; data-based.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis

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robert_hooke

  • noun English scientist who formulated the law of elasticity and proposed a wave theory of light and formulated a theory of planetary motion and proposed the inverse square law of gravitational attraction and discovered the cellular structure of cork and introduced the term `cell' into biology and invented a balance spring for watches (1635-1703)
    Hooke.

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affine

  • noun (anthropology) kin by marriage
  • adjective (mathematics) of or pertaining to the geometry of affine transformations

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diachronic

  • adjective used of the study of a phenomenon (especially language) as it changes through time
    historical.
    • diachronic linguistics

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point

  • noun a geometric element that has position but no extension
    • a point is defined by its coordinates
  • noun the precise location of something; a spatially limited location
    • she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street

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galois

  • noun French mathematician who described the conditions for solving polynomial equations; was killed in a duel at the age of 21 (1811-1832)
    Evariste Galois.

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psychological_science

  • noun the science of mental life
    psychology.

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harmonic

  • noun a tone that is a component of a complex sound
  • noun any of a series of musical tones whose frequencies are integral multiples of the frequency of a fundamental

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cryptanalytic

  • adjective of or relating to cryptanalysis
    cryptographic; cryptologic; cryptological; cryptographical.

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polynomial

  • noun a mathematical function that is the sum of a number of terms
    multinomial.
  • adjective having the character of a polynomial
    multinomial.
    • a polynomial expression

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indefinite

  • adjective vague or not clearly defined or stated
    • must you be so indefinite?
    • amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges
    • he would not answer so indefinite a proposal
  • adjective satellite not decided or not known
    • were indefinite about their plans
    • plans are indefinite

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george_boole

  • noun English mathematician; creator of Boolean algebra (1815-1864)
    Boole.

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arts

  • noun studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)
    liberal arts; humanistic discipline; humanities.
    • the college of arts and sciences
  • noun the products of human creativity; works of art collectively
    art; fine art.
    • an art exhibition
    • a fine collection of art

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neuropsychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that is concerned with the physiological bases of psychological processes
    psychophysiology; physiological psychology.

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addition

  • noun a component that is added to something to improve it
    improver; add-on.
    • the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement
    • the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor
  • noun the act of adding one thing to another
    • the addition of flowers created a pleasing effect
    • the addition of a leap day every four years

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turing

  • noun English mathematician who conceived of the Turing machine and broke German codes during World War II (1912-1954)
    Alan Mathison Turing; Alan Turing.

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skew

  • verb turn or place at an angle
    • the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed
  • adjective satellite having an oblique or slanting direction or position
    skewed.
    • the picture was skew

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tectonic

  • adjective pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth's crust
    • tectonic plates
    • tectonic valleys
  • adjective of or pertaining to construction or architecture
    architectonic.

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political

  • adjective involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians
    • calling a meeting is a political act in itself"- Daniel Goleman
    • political pressure
    • a political machine
    • political office
    • political policy
  • adjective of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power
    • political opinions

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pragmatics

  • noun the study of language use
  • noun an imperial decree that becomes part of the fundamental law of the land
    pragmatic sanction; pragmatic.

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psychonomics

  • noun the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues
    experimental psychology.

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genetic

  • adjective satellite occurring among members of a family usually by heredity
    transmissible; familial; hereditary; transmitted; inherited.
    • an inherited disease
    • familial traits
    • genetically transmitted features
  • adjective of or relating to or produced by or being a gene
    genetical; genic.
    • genic combinations
    • genetic code

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cognitive_scientist

  • noun a scientist who studies cognitive processes

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linguistic

  • adjective consisting of or related to language
    lingual.
    • linguistic behavior
    • a linguistic atlas
    • lingual diversity
  • adjective of or relating to the scientific study of language
    • linguistic theory

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exactness

  • noun the quality of being exact
    exactitude.
    • he demanded exactness in all details
    • a man of great exactitude

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friedrich_wilhelm_bessel

  • noun German mathematician and astronomer who made accurate measurements of stellar distances and who predicted the existence on an 8th planet (1784-1846)
    Bessel.

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binomen

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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benjamin_peirce

  • noun United States mathematician and astronomer remembered for his studies of Uranus and Saturn and Neptune (1809-1880)
    Peirce.

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worker

  • noun a person who works at a specific occupation
    • he is a good worker
  • noun a member of the working class (not necessarily employed)
    proletarian; prole.
    • workers of the world--unite!

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precision

  • noun the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance
    preciseness.
    • he handled it with the preciseness of an automaton
    • note the meticulous precision of his measurements

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bulk

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    majority.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun the property of something that is great in magnitude
    volume; mass.
    • it is cheaper to buy it in bulk
    • he received a mass of correspondence
    • the volume of exports

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number_theorist

  • noun a mathematician specializing in number theory

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preciseness

  • noun clarity as a consequence of precision
    clearcutness.
  • noun the quality of being reproducible in amount or performance
    precision.
    • he handled it with the preciseness of an automaton
    • note the meticulous precision of his measurements

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chile

  • noun very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency
    chilli; chili; chili pepper; chilly.
  • noun a republic in southern South America on the western slopes of the Andes on the south Pacific coast
    Republic of Chile.

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child

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; fry; shaver; tike; minor; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • noun a human offspring (son or daughter) of any age
    kid.
    • they had three children
    • they were able to send their kids to college

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hardness

  • noun the property of being rigid and resistant to pressure; not easily scratched; measured on Mohs scale
  • noun a quality of water that contains dissolved mineral salts that prevent soap from lathering
    • the costs of reducing hardness depend on the relative amounts of calcium and magnesium compounds that are present

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proxemics

  • noun the study of spatial distances between individuals in different cultures and situations

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harshness

  • noun the roughness of a substance that causes abrasions
    abrasiveness; scratchiness.
  • noun the quality of being unpleasant (harsh or rough or grating) to the senses
    roughness.

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cypher

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; nought; cipher.
  • noun a quantity of no importance
    aught; zip; nil; nada; zero; nix; cipher; zilch; goose egg; zippo; nothing; naught; null.
    • it looked like nothing I had ever seen before
    • reduced to nil all the work we had done
    • we racked up a pathetic goose egg
    • it was all for naught
    • I didn't hear zilch about it

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look

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking; looking at.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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budget

  • noun a sum of money allocated for a particular purpose
    • the laboratory runs on a budget of a million a year
  • noun a summary of intended expenditures along with proposals for how to meet them
    • the president submitted the annual budget to Congress

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value

  • noun a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed
    • the value assigned was 16 milliseconds
  • noun the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable
    • the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world

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leibnitzian

  • adjective of or relating to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz or to his mathematics or philosophy
    Leibnizian.

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euclidean

  • adjective relating to geometry as developed by Euclid
    euclidian.
    • Euclidian geometry

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addable

  • adjective satellite capable of being added or added to
    addible.

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structuralism

  • noun linguistics defined as the analysis of formal structures in a text or discourse
    structural linguistics.
  • noun an anthropological theory that there are unobservable social structures that generate observable social phenomena
    structural anthropology.

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bernoulli's_law

  • noun (statistics) law stating that a large number of items taken at random from a population will (on the average) have the population statistics
    law of large numbers.

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parametric_quantity

  • noun a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
    parameter.

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prescriptive

  • adjective pertaining to giving directives or rules
    normative.
    • prescriptive grammar is concerned with norms of or rules for correct usage

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anonym

  • noun a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
    nom de guerre; pseudonym.

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property

  • noun something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone;
    belongings; holding.
    • that hat is my property
    • he is a man of property
  • noun a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
    • a study of the physical properties of atomic particles

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cordage

  • noun the amount of wood in an area as measured in cords
  • noun the ropes in the rigging of a ship

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prevalence

  • noun the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread
    • he was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future
  • noun (epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population

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calculator

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    estimator; computer; figurer; reckoner.
  • noun a small machine that is used for mathematical calculations
    calculating machine.

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alhazen

  • noun an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)
    Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham; Ibn al-Haytham; Alhacen; al-Haytham.

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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comparative

  • noun the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
    comparative degree.
    • `faster' is the comparative of the adjective `fast'
    • `less famous' is the comparative degree of the adjective `famous'
    • `more surely' is the comparative of the adverb `surely'
  • adjective relating to or based on or involving comparison
    • comparative linguistics

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constant_quantity

  • noun a quantity that does not vary
    invariable; constant.

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technology

  • noun the practical application of science to commerce or industry
    engineering.
  • noun the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems
    engineering science; engineering; applied science.
    • he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study

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finance

  • noun the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
  • noun the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets

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nonlinear_correlation

  • noun any correlation in which the rates of change of the variables is not constant
    curvilinear correlation; skew correlation.

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metrology

  • noun the scientific study of measurement

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hyperbolic_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) a non-Euclidean geometry in which the parallel axiom is replaced by the assumption that through any point in a plane there are two or more lines that do not intersect a given line in the plane
    • Karl Gauss pioneered hyperbolic geometry

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variation

  • noun an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
    fluctuation.
  • noun an activity that varies from a norm or standard
    variance.
    • any variation in his routine was immediately reported

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alan_turing

  • noun English mathematician who conceived of the Turing machine and broke German codes during World War II (1912-1954)
    Turing; Alan Mathison Turing.

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enumeration

  • noun a numbered list
    numbering.
  • noun the act of counting; reciting numbers in ascending order
    count; counting; tally; reckoning; numeration.
    • the counting continued for several hours

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figuring

  • noun problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
    calculation; reckoning; computation.
  • verb judge to be probable
    calculate; figure; reckon; forecast; estimate; count on.

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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positive_correlation

  • noun a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with large values of the other and small with small; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and +1
    direct correlation.

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relative_quantity

  • noun a quantity relative to some purpose

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figurer

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; reckoner.

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independent

  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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gottfried_wilhelm_leibniz

  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibniz; Leibnitz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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omar_khayyam

  • noun Persian poet and mathematician and astronomer whose poetry was popularized by Edward Fitzgerald's translation (1050-1123)

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ip

  • noun the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
    informatics; information processing; information science.

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numerical

  • adjective satellite measured or expressed in numbers
    numeric.
    • numerical value
    • the numerical superiority of the enemy
  • adjective of or relating to or denoting numbers
    numeral; numeric.
    • a numeral adjective

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non-euclidean_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) geometry based on axioms different from Euclid's
    • non-Euclidean geometries discard or replace one or more of the Euclidean axioms

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triangulation

  • noun a trigonometric method of determining the position of a fixed point from the angles to it from two fixed points a known distance apart; useful in navigation
  • noun a method of surveying; the area is divided into triangles and the length of one side and its angles with the other two are measured, then the lengths of the other sides can be calculated

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cryptographical

  • adjective of or relating to cryptanalysis
    cryptanalytic; cryptographic; cryptologic; cryptological.

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pen_name

  • noun an author's pseudonym
    nom de plume.

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aggregate

  • noun the whole amount
    sum; total; totality.
  • noun material such as sand or gravel used with cement and water to make concrete, mortar, or plaster

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fourier

  • noun French mathematician who developed Fourier analysis and studied the conduction of heat (1768-1830)
    Baron Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier; Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier.
  • noun French sociologist and reformer who hoped to achieve universal harmony by reorganizing society (1772-1837)
    Charles Fourier; Francois Marie Charles Fourier.

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agronomist

  • noun an expert in soil management and field-crop production

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descriptive_geometry

  • noun the geometry of properties that remain invariant under projection
    projective geometry.

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von_neumann

  • noun United States mathematician who contributed to the development of atom bombs and of stored-program digital computers (1903-1957)
    John von Neumann; Neumann.

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linnaean

  • adjective of or relating to Linnaeus or to the system of taxonomic classification that Linnaeus proposed
    Linnean.

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analysis

  • noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analytic thinking.

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cryptologist

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
    cryptanalyst; cryptographer.

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variable_quantity

  • noun a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
    variable.

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coordinate

  • noun a number that identifies a position relative to an axis
    co-ordinate.
  • verb bring order and organization to
    organize; organise.
    • Can you help me organize my files?

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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chemistry

  • noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
    chemical science.
  • noun the chemical composition and properties of a substance or object
    • the chemistry of soil

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parametric

  • adjective of or relating to or in terms of a parameter
    • parametric equation

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experimental_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that uses experimental methods to study psychological issues
    psychonomics.

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spherical

  • adjective of or relating to spheres or resembling a sphere
    • spherical geometry
  • adjective satellite having the shape of a sphere or ball
    ball-shaped; globular; global; orbicular; spheric; globose.
    • a spherical object
    • nearly orbicular in shape
    • little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

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andre_weil

  • noun United States mathematician (born in France) (1906-1998)
    Weil.

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by

  • adverb so as to pass a given point
    past.
    • every hour a train goes past
  • adverb in reserve; not for immediate use
    away; aside.
    • started setting aside money to buy a car
    • put something by for her old age
    • has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day

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markoff

  • noun Russian mathematician (1856-1922)
    Andrei Markov; Markov; Andre Markoff.

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biostatistics

  • noun a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
    biometrics; biometry.

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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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accurate

  • adjective conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
    • an accurate reproduction
    • the accounting was accurate
    • accurate measurements
    • an accurate scale
  • adjective satellite (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct
    precise; exact.
    • a precise image
    • a precise measurement

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heron

  • noun Greek mathematician and inventor who devised a way to determine the area of a triangle and who described various mechanical devices (first century)
    Hero of Alexandria; Hero.
  • noun grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill

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domestic

  • noun a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household
    house servant; domestic help.
  • adjective of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation
    • domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction

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psychometrics

  • noun any branch of psychology concerned with psychological measurements
    psychometry; psychometrika.

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neurolinguistics

  • noun the branch of linguistics that studies the relation between language and the structure and function of the nervous system

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leopold_kronecker

  • noun German mathematician (1823-1891)
    Kronecker.

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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biologist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    life scientist.

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discipline

  • noun a branch of knowledge
    subject field; field of study; study; subject area; field; bailiwick; subject.
    • in what discipline is his doctorate?
    • teachers should be well trained in their subject
    • anthropology is the study of human beings
  • noun a system of rules of conduct or method of practice;
    • he quickly learned the discipline of prison routine
    • for such a plan to work requires discipline

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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gauss

  • noun a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter
  • noun German mathematician who developed the theory of numbers and who applied mathematics to electricity and magnetism and astronomy and geodesy (1777-1855)
    Karl Friedrich Gauss; Karl Gauss.

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add

  • verb make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of
    • We added two students to that dorm room
    • She added a personal note to her letter
    • Add insult to injury
    • Add some extra plates to the dinner table
  • noun a condition (mostly in boys) characterized by behavioral and learning disorders
    attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; minimal brain dysfunction; MBD; attention deficit disorder; minimal brain damage; hyperkinetic syndrome; ADHD.

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theorem

  • noun a proposition deducible from basic postulates
  • noun an idea accepted as a demonstrable truth

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muller

  • noun Swiss chemist who synthesized DDT and discovered its use as an insecticide (1899-1965)
    Paul Hermann Muller.
  • noun Swiss physicist who studied superconductivity (born in 1927)
    Karl Alex Muller.

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data_structure

  • noun (computer science) the organization of data (and its storage allocations in a computer)

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riemann

  • noun pioneer of non-Euclidean geometry (1826-1866)
    Georg Friedrich Bernhard Riemann; Bernhard Riemann.

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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analysis_situs

  • noun the branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions
    topology.

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differential_psychology

  • noun the branch of psychology that studies measurable differences between individuals

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period

  • noun an amount of time
    period of time; time period.
    • a time period of 30 years
    • hastened the period of time of his recovery
    • Picasso's blue period
  • noun the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

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judge

  • noun a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
    justice; jurist.
  • noun an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
    evaluator.

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trueness

  • noun conformity to reality or actuality
    the true; truth; verity.
    • they debated the truth of the proposition
    • the situation brought home to us the blunt truth of the military threat
    • he was famous for the truth of his portraits
    • he turned to religion in his search for eternal verities
  • noun the quality of being loyal
    loyalty.

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algorism

  • noun the Arabic (or decimal) system of numeration
  • noun computation with Arabic figures

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cognitive

  • adjective of or being or relating to or involving cognition
    • cognitive psychology
    • cognitive style

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andre_markoff

  • noun Russian mathematician (1856-1922)
    Andrei Markov; Markov; Markoff.

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fewness

  • noun the quality of being small in number

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synchronic_linguistics

  • noun the study of a language without reference to its historical context

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arithmetic

  • noun the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
  • adjective relating to or involving arithmetic
    arithmetical.
    • arithmetical computations

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system_of_measurement

  • noun a system of related measures that facilitates the quantification of some particular characteristic
    metric.

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quantal

  • adjective of or relating to a quantum or capable of existing in only one of two states
    quantized.

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mathematical

  • adjective of or pertaining to or of the nature of mathematics
    • a mathematical textbook
    • slide rules and other mathematical instruments
    • a mathematical solution to a problem
    • mathematical proof
  • adjective relating to or having ability to think in or work with numbers
    numerical.
    • tests for rating numerical aptitude
    • a mathematical whiz

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thanatology

  • noun the branch of science that studies death (especially its social and psychological aspects)

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reckoner

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; estimator; computer; figurer.
  • noun a handbook of tables used to facilitate computation
    ready reckoner.

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metrological

  • adjective of or relating to metrology

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leibnitz

  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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sum_total

  • noun the final aggregate
    summation; sum.
    • the sum of all our troubles did not equal the misery they suffered

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economic

  • adjective of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
    economical.
    • economic growth
    • aspects of social, political, and economical life
  • adjective of or relating to the science of economics
    • economic theory

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election

  • noun a vote to select the winner of a position or political office
    • the results of the election will be announced tonight
  • noun the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice
    • her election of medicine as a profession

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metallurgic

  • adjective of or relating to metallurgy
    metallurgical.
    • metallurgical engineer

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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indirect

  • adjective satellite having intervening factors or persons or influences
    • reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light
    • indirect evidence
    • an indirect cause
  • adjective not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination
    • sometimes taking an indirect path saves time
    • you must take an indirect course in sailing

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work_out

  • verb come up with
    work up.
    • His colleagues worked out his interesting idea
    • We worked up an ad for our client
  • verb happen in a certain way, leading to, producing, or resulting in a certain outcome, often well
    • Things worked out in an interesting way
    • Not everything worked out in the end and we were disappointed

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octane

  • noun any isomeric saturated hydrocarbon found in petroleum and used as a fuel and solvent

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developmental

  • adjective of or relating to or constituting development
    • developmental psychology

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euclidian

  • adjective relating to geometry as developed by Euclid
    euclidean.
    • Euclidian geometry

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elementary_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) geometry based on Euclid's axioms
    Euclidean geometry; parabolic geometry.

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david_hilbert

  • noun German mathematician (1862-1943)
    Hilbert.

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definite_quantity

  • noun a specific measure of amount

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machine

  • noun any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  • noun an efficient person
    • the boxer was a magnificent fighting machine

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decomposition

  • noun the analysis of a vector field
    vector decomposition.
  • noun in a decomposed state
    disintegration.

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bayes

  • noun English mathematician for whom Bayes' theorem is named (1702-1761)
    Thomas Bayes.
  • verb utter in deep prolonged tones
    bay.

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random_variable

  • noun a variable quantity that is random
    chance variable; stochastic variable; variate; variant.

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numbers

  • noun an illegal daily lottery
    numbers racket; numbers game; numbers pool.
  • noun the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt
    Book of Numbers.

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architectonic

  • adjective of or pertaining to construction or architecture
    tectonic.

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measuring

  • noun the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule
    mensuration; measure; measurement.
    • the measurements were carefully done
    • his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate
  • verb determine the measurements of something or somebody, take measurements of
    mensurate; measure out; measure.
    • Measure the length of the wall

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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leibnizian

  • adjective of or relating to Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz or to his mathematics or philosophy
    Leibnitzian.

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scientific

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of science
    • scientific journals
  • adjective conforming with the principles or methods used in science
    • a scientific approach

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life_scientist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    biologist.

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research_worker

  • noun a scientist who devotes himself to doing research
    researcher; investigator.

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statistician

  • noun a mathematician who specializes in statistics
    mathematical statistician.
  • noun someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)
    actuary.

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processing

  • noun preparing or putting through a prescribed procedure
    • the processing of newly arrived immigrants
    • the processing of ore to obtain minerals
  • verb subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition
    process; treat.
    • process cheese
    • process hair
    • treat the water so it can be drunk
    • treat the lawn with chemicals
    • treat an oil spill

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bi

  • noun a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically); usually recovered as a by-product from ores of other metals
    atomic number 83; bismuth.

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expansion

  • noun the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
    enlargement.
  • noun a function expressed as a sum or product of terms
    • the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2

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step

  • noun any maneuver made as part of progress toward a goal
    measure.
    • the situation called for strong measures
    • the police took steps to reduce crime
  • noun the distance covered by a step
    pace; footstep; stride.
    • he stepped off ten paces from the old tree and began to dig

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binomial

  • noun (mathematics) a quantity expressed as a sum or difference of two terms; a polynomial with two terms
  • adjective of or relating to or consisting of two terms
    • binomial expression

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arithmetical

  • adjective relating to or involving arithmetic
    arithmetic.
    • arithmetical computations

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informatics

  • noun the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
    IP; information processing; information science.

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agrology

  • noun science of soils in relation to crops

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stage

  • noun any distinct time period in a sequence of events
    phase.
    • we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected
  • noun a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
    point; degree; level.
    • a remarkable degree of frankness
    • at what stage are the social sciences?

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vector_algebra

  • noun the part of algebra that deals with the theory of vectors and vector spaces

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experimental_variable

  • noun (statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables
    independent variable.

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leibniz

  • noun German philosopher and mathematician who thought of the universe as consisting of independent monads and who devised a system of the calculus independent of Newton (1646-1716)
    Leibnitz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz.

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freedom

  • noun the condition of being free; the power to act or speak or think without externally imposed restraints
  • noun immunity from an obligation or duty
    exemption.

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strategics

  • noun the science or art of strategy

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sir_isaac_newton

  • noun English mathematician and physicist; remembered for developing the calculus and for his law of gravitation and his three laws of motion (1642-1727)
    Isaac Newton; Newton.

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chance

  • noun a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
    opportunity.
    • the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington
    • now is your chance
  • noun an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another
    fortune; hazard; luck.
    • bad luck caused his downfall
    • we ran into each other by pure chance

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estimator

  • noun an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)
    calculator; computer; figurer; reckoner.

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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cryptographer

  • noun decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
    cryptanalyst; cryptologist.

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matrix_algebra

  • noun the part of algebra that deals with the theory of matrices

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diachronic_linguistics

  • noun the study of linguistic change
    diachrony; historical linguistics.
    • the synchrony and diachrony of language

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structural_linguistics

  • noun linguistics defined as the analysis of formal structures in a text or discourse
    structuralism.

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nought

  • noun a mathematical element that when added to another number yields the same number
    0; zero; cipher; cypher.

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integral

  • noun the result of a mathematical integration; F(x) is the integral of f(x) if dF/dx = f(x)
  • adjective satellite existing as an essential constituent or characteristic
    inbuilt; constitutional; built-in; inherent.
    • the Ptolemaic system with its built-in concept of periodicity
    • a constitutional inability to tell the truth

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negative

  • noun a reply of denial
    • he answered in the negative
  • noun a piece of photographic film showing an image with light and shade or colors reversed

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assess

  • verb evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
    evaluate; measure; value; valuate; appraise.
    • I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional
    • access all the factors when taking a risk
  • noun the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    bum; seat; stern; keister; tail end; prat; bottom; rear end; buns; tail; tush; rump; fanny; ass; behind; tooshie; hind end; posterior; hindquarters; butt; nates; rear; arse; buttocks; backside; derriere; can; fundament.
    • he deserves a good kick in the butt
    • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

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pair

  • noun a set of two similar things considered as a unit
    brace.
  • noun two items of the same kind
    twosome; span; distich; couple; duo; twain; yoke; couplet; duet; brace; dyad; duad.

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zero_point

  • noun the point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured
    zero.

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elementary

  • adjective satellite easy and not involved or complicated
    simple; unproblematic; uncomplicated.
    • an elementary problem in statistics
    • elementary, my dear Watson
    • a simple game
    • found an uncomplicated solution to the problem
  • adjective of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education
    • the elementary grades
    • elementary teachers

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proportional

  • noun one of the quantities in a mathematical proportion
  • adjective satellite properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'
    relative.
    • the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime
    • earnings relative to production

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descriptive_linguistics

  • noun a description (at a given point in time) of a language with respect to its phonology and morphology and syntax and semantics without value judgments

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physical_science

  • noun the physical properties, phenomena, and laws of something
    physics.
    • he studied the physics of radiation

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al-hasan_ibn_al-haytham

  • noun an Egyptian polymath (born in Iraq) whose research in geometry and optics was influential into the 17th century; established experiments as the norm of proof in physics (died in 1040)
    Ibn al-Haytham; Alhacen; al-Haytham; Alhazen.

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psychopathology

  • noun the branch of psychology concerned with abnormal behavior
    abnormal psychology.
  • noun the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
    psychiatry; psychological medicine.

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processor

  • noun a business engaged in processing agricultural products and preparing them for market
  • noun someone who processes things (foods or photographs or applicants etc.)

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natural_philosophy

  • noun the science of matter and energy and their interactions
    physics.
    • his favorite subject was physics

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fractal_geometry

  • noun (mathematics) the geometry of fractals
    • Benoit Mandelbrot pioneered fractal geometry

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sequence

  • noun serial arrangement in which things follow in logical order or a recurrent pattern
    • the sequence of names was alphabetical
    • he invented a technique to determine the sequence of base pairs in DNA
  • noun a following of one thing after another in time
    chronological succession; succession; chronological sequence; successiveness.
    • the doctor saw a sequence of patients

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approximate

  • verb be close or similar
    come close.
    • Her results approximate my own
  • verb judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    judge; estimate; guess; gauge.
    • I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds

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numerical_quantity

  • noun a quantity expressed as a number

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fraction

  • noun a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
  • noun a small part or item forming a piece of a whole

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regiomontanus

  • noun German mathematician and astronomer (1436-1476)
    Muller; Johann Muller.

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strict

  • adjective satellite rigidly accurate; allowing no deviation from a standard
    rigorous.
    • rigorous application of the law
    • a strict vegetarian
  • adjective satellite (of rules) stringently enforced
    hard-and-fast.
    • hard-and-fast rules

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computer_scientist

  • noun a scientist who specializes in the theory of computation and the design of computers

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verbatim

  • adjective satellite in precisely the same words used by a writer or speaker
    direct.
    • a direct quotation
    • repeated their dialog verbatim
  • adverb using exactly the same words
    word for word.
    • he repeated her remarks verbatim

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georg_friedrich_bernhard_riemann

  • noun pioneer of non-Euclidean geometry (1826-1866)
    Riemann; Bernhard Riemann.

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marquis_de_condorcet

  • noun French mathematician and philosopher (1743-1794)
    Condorcet; Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat.

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literalness

  • noun adhereing to the concrete construal of something

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theory_of_probability

  • noun the branch of applied mathematics that deals with probabilities
    probability theory.

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cryptanalysis

  • noun the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms
    cryptanalytics; cryptology; cryptography.

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condorcet

  • noun French mathematician and philosopher (1743-1794)
    Marquis de Condorcet; Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat.

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coordinate_geometry

  • noun the use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system
    analytical geometry; analytic geometry.

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