parameter


parameter
01. The [parameters] for the project need to be much wider than we originally anticipated.
02. [Parameters] for the experiment must be clearly defined before we can begin.
03. Researchers are working on defining the exact [parameters] of the disease.
04. In a dynamic institute of this kind, the [parameters] outlining the relationship between teachers and learners are constantly being explored and redefined.
05. A thorough knowledge of the Christian religion is an essential [parameter] for understanding much of the history of European art.
06. Byron is working on specifying the [parameters] of the online writing program.
07. In the mathematical equation y = a + bx, a and b are [parameters].
08. The head office is responsible for defining the [parameters] which guide policy decisions at the local level.
09. Energy, bright eyes and shiny hair are usual [parameters] of good health.
10. Since I'm new at this job, I'd like to know exactly what the [parameters] are, as laid out in the official job description.
11. No one can agree on one set of [parameters] for finding the perfect mate.
12. If you change the [parameters] of your spreadsheet, it may not print properly.
13. After analyzing the available data, we decided to modify the original [parameters] of the spreadsheet to accommodate more information.
14. The spreadsheet's [parameters] have been altered to differentiate between male and female applicants to the university.
15. Andrea Dworkin once suggested that men have defined the [parameters] of every subject, and that all feminist arguments, however radical in intent or consequence, are with or against assertions or premises implicit in the male system.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Parameter — Parameter, im allgemeinen jede Größe, die in einer Funktion neben den. Veränderlichen enthalten ist. Bei einem Kegelschnitt (s.d.) ist der Parameter die Länge der im Brennpunkt auf der Hauptachse senkrechten Sehne. Der Halbparameter ist der… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • parameter — In technical use, a parameter is a measurable factor that contributes to determining a system or event. In the 20c it developed rapidly into the kind of word that Fowler (1926) described as a ‘popularized technicality’, many instances of which he …   Modern English usage

  • Parameter — Pa*ram e*ter, n. [Pref. para + meter: cf. F. param[ e]tre.] 1. A constant number which is part of a theory, function, or calculation, whose value is not determined by the form of the theory or equation itself, and may in some cases be arbitrary… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parameter — (n.) 1650s, from Mod.L. parameter (1630s), from Gk. para beside, subsidiary + metron measure (see METER (Cf. meter) (n.2)). A geometry term until 1920s when it yielded sense of measurable factor which helps to define a particular system (1927).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Paramĕter — (gr.), jede Constante, welche in der Gleichung einer geraden Linie vorkommt. P. einer Parabel, die durch den Brennpunkt der Parabel gelegte, auf der Achse senkrecht stehende Sehne. Ist also y2 = px die Scheitelgleichung der Parabel für… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Parameter — (griech., Nebenmaß) einer Funktion, Gleichung, Kurve oder Fläche heißt jede unbestimmte Konstante, von der die Funktion etc. abhängt und durch deren verschiedene Wahl sich die Gestalt der Funktion etc. ändert. Über P. bei den Kegelschnitten s. d …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Parameter — Paramĕter (grch.), jede in der Gleichung einer Kurve vorkommende Konstante; bei einem Kegelschnitt die durch den Brennpunkt gehende, auf der Hauptachse senkrechte Sehne …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Parameter — Parameter, in der Geometrie doppelte Ordinate, die durch den Brennpunkt eines Kegelschnitts geht. Vergl. Ellipse, Hyperbel, Parabel …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • parameter — index guideline Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Parameter — (matematik), når man i analytisk geometri lader nogle af konstanterne i ligningen for en kurve eller flade efterhånden antager alle mulige værider, vil ligningen komme til at fremstille uendelig mange kurver eller flader med visse fælles… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • parameter — [n] limit constant, criterion, framework, guideline, limitation, restriction, specification; concept 688 …   New thesaurus