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Synonyms for deviation

Synonyms for deviation

Synonyms for deviation

a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function

the error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances

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deviate behavior


a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)

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The standard deviational ellipse for the centered average value for 2001 (the most current data year in the study) shows a wider dispersion for the unknowns on the east-to-west axis.
The GP model utilized has a single priority level and the weights assigned to the deviational variables are all 1.
The matrices of RLP models are transformed to WGP models by introducing: (a) two deviational variables for each planning goal to convert an inequality into an equality; and (b) the conversion of resource availability limits into targets in accordance with the aspirations of the representative groups of farms.
Thus "style" is his name for the deviational structure that enables tonal or attitudinal significance to be established; it is not the name for those tones, attitudes, or orientations themselves, much less for their putative difference from or formal shaping of "content.
Milton's epic blank verse is in a class by itself - radically enjambed, and following some deviational patterns hardly known earlier, unless in late Shakespeare.
The usual assumption that all variables are greater than or equal to zero is made, necessitating the use of two separate variables referred to as positive and negative deviational variables.
A second version, Turbo RMON Plus for LXT930/31, also provides support for deviational matrices.
grf] = Positive and negative deviational variables for goal g associated with machine type r in family f.
Also at optimality, [beta] will be a basic variable and therefore both deviational parameters associated with one observation must be non-basic, and that observation is perfectly predicted at the given quantile level.