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Synonyms for parameter

Synonyms for parameter

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

any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

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(computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

a quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data

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As the finite forms preceded by i- vary in respect of their mood, tense, number, and person, the precise settings of the formal parameters of these forms are the major concern in this phase of the analysis.
The above percentages however represent only one of the arithmetical markers used in the evaluation of the formal parameters of the prefixed preterite participles and hence must be supplemented.
The formal parameters of the class specify the generic formal parameters.
The formal parameters only include the new parameters specified by the subclass.
We do not count the use of the "[ ]" operator on arrays that are not formal parameters because the resulting "pointer" (the array name) is constant, and therefore counting it may skew results.
We have seen that approximately 50% of pointers that are dereferenced are formal parameters.
Similarly, passing the same variable to two distinct formal parameters [f.
The asymptotic complexity for k requests changes to (max(k, | GV + MaxFP) x | Nx MaxCall) where MaxFP is the maximal number of formal parameters in any procedure.
Depending on whether we are thinking of a value table as a relation or as a function, we refer to Year and State either as keys or as formal parameters.
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