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1. parameter

noun. ['pɝˈæmətɝ'] a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves.

Synonyms

  • constant
  • parametric quantity
  • invariable
  • constant quantity

Antonyms

  • unstable
  • changeable
  • variable
  • inconstant

Etymology

  • paramètre (French)
  • parametrum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Parameter

  • diameter

How do you pronounce parameter?

Pronounce parameter as pərˈæmətər.

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Sentences with parameter


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lay a line of double stick tape around the parameter of the room with the paper facing up.

2. parameter

noun. ['pɝˈæmətɝ'] any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance.

Antonyms

  • importance

Etymology

  • paramètre (French)
  • parametrum (Latin)

3. parameter

noun. ['pɝˈæmətɝ'] a quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data.

Antonyms

  • discontinuous

Etymology

  • paramètre (French)
  • parametrum (Latin)

4. parameter

noun. ['pɝˈæmətɝ'] (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program.

Synonyms

  • argument
  • address
  • reference
  • value

Antonyms

  • con
  • pro
  • go
  • skew

Etymology

  • paramètre (French)
  • parametrum (Latin)
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