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The general proposition is that the resources that will be utilized are the ones that contribute most to the overall efficiency of the production system. The third parameter has to do with our commercial world, our search for profits.
Marvin Harris

Meaning of "parameter" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PARAMETER

From New Latin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PARAMETER

parameter  [pəˈræmɪtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PARAMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Parameter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PARAMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Parameter

A parameter, in its common meaning, is a characteristic, feature, or measurable factor that can help in defining a particular system. A parameter is an important element to consider in evaluation or comprehension of an event, project, or situation. Parameter has more specific interpretations in mathematics, logic, linguistics, environmental science, and other disciplines.

Definition of parameter in the English dictionary

The definition of parameter in the dictionary is a variable whose behaviour is not being considered and which may for present purposes be regarded as a constant, as y in the partial derivative ∂f/∂ x. Other definition of parameter is any constant or limiting factor.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PARAMETER


accelerometer
ækˌsɛləˈrɒmɪtə
diameter
daɪˈæmɪtə
dynameter
daɪˈnæmɪtə
heptameter
hɛpˈtæmɪtə
hexameter
hɛkˈsæmɪtə
kilometre
kɪˈlɒmɪtə
limiter
ˈlɪmɪtə
multiparameter
ˌmʌltɪpəˈræmɪtə
octameter
ɒkˈtæmɪtə
pentameter
pɛnˈtæmɪtə
perimeter
pəˈrɪmɪtə
permeameter
ˌpɜːmɪˈæmɪtə
semidiameter
ˌsɛmɪdaɪˈæmɪtə
speedometer
spɪˈdɒmɪtə
tetrameter
tɛˈtræmɪtə
thermometer
θəˈmɒmɪtə
transmitter
trænzˈmɪtə
trocheameter
ˌtrəʊkɪˈæmɪtə
viameter
vaɪˈæmɪtə
voltameter
vɒlˈtæmɪtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PARAMETER

paramedic
paramedical
paramenstruum
parament
paramenta
paramese
parameterise
parameterize
parametral
parametric
parametric amplifier
parametric equalizer
parametric equations
parametric statistics
parametrical
parametrically
parametrisation
parametrise
parametrization
parametrize

WORDS THAT END LIKE PARAMETER

altimeter
barometer
centimeter
Demeter
diffractometer
dosimeter
electricity meter
hydrometer
inclinometer
manometer
meter
micrometer
millimeter
multimeter
nanometer
odometer
peter
potentiometer
spectrometer
spectrophotometer
voltmeter

Synonyms and antonyms of parameter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PARAMETER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «parameter» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of parameter

Translation of «parameter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PARAMETER

Find out the translation of parameter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of parameter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «parameter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

参数
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

parámetro
570 millions of speakers

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parameter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पैरामीटर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المعلمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

параметр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

parâmetro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্থিতিমাপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

paramètre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Parameter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Parameter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

パラメーター
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

요인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Parameter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tham số
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அளவுரு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मापदंड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

parametre
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

parametro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

parametr
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

параметр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

parametru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παράμετρο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

parameter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

parameter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

parameter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of parameter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PARAMETER»

The term «parameter» is very widely used and occupies the 8.721 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PARAMETER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about parameter

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2 QUOTES WITH «PARAMETER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word parameter.
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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
I think everyone must settle for what is in the parameter of their own rights. No one must have an evil intention toward the territorial benefit or integrity of other nations.
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Marvin Harris
The general proposition is that the resources that will be utilized are the ones that contribute most to the overall efficiency of the production system. The third parameter has to do with our commercial world, our search for profits.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PARAMETER»

Discover the use of parameter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to parameter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems
This book takes on these fundamental and challenging problems, introducing students and professionals to the broad range of approaches that lie in the realm of inverse theory.
Richard C. Aster, Brian Borchers, Clifford H. Thurber, 2013
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Item Response Theory: Parameter Estimation Techniques, ...
Extensively revised and expanded, this edition offers three new chapters discussing parameter estimation with multiple groups, parameter estimation for a test with mixed item types, and Markov chain Monte Carlo methods.
Frank B. Baker, Seock-Ho Kim, 2004
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Parameter Estimation in Engineering and Science
Introduction to and survey of parameter estimation; Probability; Introduction to statistics; Parameter estimation methods; Introduction to linear estimation; Matrix analysis for linear parameter estimation; Minimization of sum of squares ...
James Vere Beck, Kenneth J. Arnold, 1977
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Linear Parameter-Varying System Identification: New ...
Linear Parameter-varying System Identification: New Developments and Trends
‎2011
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The Parameter of Aspect
This second edition has been completely revised to include further development of the two-component theory, including new treatments of boundedness, dynamism and a general account of aspectual shifts.
C.S. Smith, 1997
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Parameter Estimation and Hypothesis Testing in Linear Models
Bonn, January 1999 Karl-Rudolf Koch Preface to the First Edition This book is a translation with slight modifications and additions of the second German edition of Parameter Estimation and Hypothesis Testing in Linear Models, published in ...
Karl-Rudolf Koch, 1999
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Nonlinear parameter estimation
Problem formulation; Estimators and their properties; Methods of estimation; Computation of estimates; Interpretation of the estimates; Dynamic models; Some special problems; Design of experiments.
Yonathan Bard, 1974
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Applied Parameter Estimation for Chemical Engineers
This book determines adjustable parameters in mathematical models that describe steady state or dynamic systems, presenting the most important optimization methods used for parameter estimation.
Peter Englezos, Nicolas Kalogerakis, 2000
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The Parameter Space Investigation Method Toolkit
The book also offers guidance in understanding and using the accompanying, newly released MOVI software package.
Roman Statnikov, Alexander Statnikov, 2011
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Parameter Setting
The papers in this volume are all concerned in one way or another with the 'parametric' model of grammar, and with its role in explaining the acquisition of language.
Thomas Roeper, Edwin Williams, 1987

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PARAMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term parameter is used in the context of the following news items.
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Use Automated Testing Technology to Monitor Remote Sites
Here, it can inspect as many parameters as an engineer chooses, and he/she can add, alter or delete a parameter by simply editing the ... «Radio magazine, Jul 15»
2
Review: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - you won't find a …
My only quibble was zero-ing one parameter often reset everything else as well. (Score: 8.8). Driving. Kowalksi would find first gear enough to ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
3
Subir Gokarn: Educational reach and grasp
There is considerable variation across states on this parameter. Hilly and relatively sparsely populated states, of course, have lower densities. «Business Standard, Jul 15»
4
Restaurant Inspections
REPEAT Owner unable to demonstrate knowledge of code by not being able to answer cooling parameter question and cleanliness of facility. «Springfield News-Leader, Jul 15»
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Half-baked safety standards & nonchalant attitudes to hygiene: Is …
It comprises seven out of the top countries on the food safety parameter of The Economist Intelligence Unit's 2015 Global Food Security Index. «ET Retail, Jul 15»
6
Influence of type 2 diabetes on local production of inflammatory …
The demographic characteristics and clinical parameters of the study groups are presented in Table 1. BoP was the only clinical parameter that ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
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Appealing the assessment of Bachelors Degree assessed as AQF …
Further, if in case, they appealed, did any other parameter (GPA, Distinction etc) help in getting favorable assessment? Your response will be ... «Expat Forum, Jul 15»
8
Review: Signal Hound VSG25A vector signal generator
I do like the fact the definable parameter limits are specified. Figure 4 - The control screen for the Signal Hound VSG25A allows you to select ... «EDN.com, Jul 15»
9
Did these researchers just create an autistic computer program?
On the other hand, the recent Baylor study managed to generate its autism-like results by changing just a single parameter in a direct ... «ExtremeTech, Jul 15»
10
Antique boats on display this weekend in Skaneateles
Boats are classified by the hull type and model year, beginning with the parameter that any boat built before 1919 is considered historic. «Syracuse.com, Jul 15»

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