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Meaning of "first-order" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FIRST-ORDER

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FIRST-ORDER

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First-Order is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FIRST-ORDER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

First-order

In mathematics and other formal sciences, first-order or first order most often means either: ▪ "linear", as in first-order approximation and other calculus uses, where it is contrasted with "polynomials of higher degree", or ▪ "without self-reference", as in first-order logic and other logic uses, where it is contrasted with "allowing some self-reference" In detail, it may refer to...

Definition of first-order in the English dictionary

The definition of first-order in the dictionary is quantifying only over individuals and not over predicates or clauses: first-order predicate calculus studies the logical properties of such quantification.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FIRST-ORDER

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WORDS THAT END LIKE FIRST-ORDER

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Synonyms and antonyms of first-order in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «first-order» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FIRST-ORDER

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Translator English - Chinese

第一阶
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de primer orden
570 millions of speakers

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first-order
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पहले के आदेश
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ar

Translator English - Arabic

الدرجة الأولى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

первого порядка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de primeira ordem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রথম আদেশ
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Translator English - French

premier ordre
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Translator English - Malay

Susunan pertama
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Translator English - German

erster Ordnung
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Translator English - Japanese

一次の
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Translator English - Korean

첫번째 순서
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Urutan kapisan
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thứ tự đầu tiên
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Translator English - Tamil

முதல் ஆணை
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Translator English - Marathi

प्रथम ऑर्डर
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Translator English - Turkish

birinci dereceden
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Translator English - Italian

primo ordine
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Translator English - Polish

pierwszego rzędu
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Translator English - Ukrainian

першого порядку
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Translator English - Romanian

de ordinul întâi
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Translator English - Greek

first-order
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Translator English - Afrikaans

eerste-orde
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Translator English - Swedish

första ordningens
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Translator English - Norwegian

første orden
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about first-order

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Adam Savage
Of course, I love tools. I also love arranging them, to the point where I came up with a name for my organizing metric: first-order retrievability.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FIRST-ORDER»

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First-Order Modal Logic
The book covers quantification itself, including the difference between actualist and possibilist quantifiers; equality, leading to a treatment of Frege's morning star/evening star puzzle; the notion of existence and the logical problems ...
M. Fitting, Richard L. Mendelsohn, 1998
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First-order Logic
Considered the best book in the field, this completely self-contained study is both an introduction to quantification theory and an exposition of new results and techniques in "analytic" or "cut free" methods.
Raymond M. Smullyan, 1995
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First-Order Modal Logic
The book covers quantification itself, including the difference between actualist and possibilist quantifiers; equality, leading to a treatment of Frege's morning star/evening star puzzle; the notion of existence and the logical problems ...
M. Fitting, Richard L. Mendelsohn, 1998
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First-Order Logic and Automated Theorem Proving
This graduate-level text presents fundamental concepts and results of classical logic in a rigorous mathematical style.
Melvin Fitting, 1996
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First Order Mathematical Logic
Well-written undergraduate-level introduction begins with symbolic logic and set theory, followed by presentation of statement calculus and predicate calculus.Also covers first-order theories, completeness theorem, Godel's incompleteness ...
Angelo Margaris, 1990
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A Philosophical Companion to First-order Logic
This volume of recent writings, some previously unpublished, follows the sequence of a typical intermediate or upper-level logic course and allows teachers to enrich their presentations of formal methods and results with readings on ...
R. I. G. Hughes, 1993
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Handbook of First-Order Partial Differential Equations
This book contains about 3000 first-order partial differential equations with solutions.
Andrei D. Polyanin, Valentin F. Zaitsev, Alain Moussiaux, 2001
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Metalogic: An Introduction to the Metatheory of Standard ...
This work makes available to readers without specialized training in mathematics complete proofs of the fundamental metatheorems of standard (i.e., basically truth-functional) first order logic.
Geoffrey Hunter, 1973
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First-Order Partial Differential Equations
This first volume of a highly regarded two-volume text is fully usable on its own.
Hyun-Ku Rhee, Rutherford Aris, Neal R. Amundson, 2014
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Extensions of First Order Logic
This book introduces some extensions of classical first-order logic and applies them to reasoning about computer programs.
María Manzano, 1996

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FIRST-ORDER»

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Higher-Order Ambisonics
The zero-order component can be thought of as an omnidirectional microphone, and the first-order components as figure-of-eight microphones ... «Electronic Design, Jul 15»
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Explosive or Continuous: Incoherent state determines the route to …
Such a phenomenon of the first-order phase transition was termed as ... The scenario is further applied to discussions of the first-order phase ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»

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