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A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

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2004

Metric As symbol see A, a.

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A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

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Metric As a lower-case prefix a-, see atto-.

length. Metric Correctly Å, see angstrom.

area

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (5 ed.)

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The number 10 in hexadecimal notation.

A* algorithm

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A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

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A member of the class of *best-first *heuristic search techniques that attempt to find a ‘best’ path from

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (5 ed.)

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Prefix meaning ‘not’. For example, an asymmetric figure is one which possesses no symmetry, which is not symmetrical.

Aalen model

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A Dictionary of Statistics (3 ed.)

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A *linear regression model describing the manner in which the *expected value of a response variable, Z(...

aanom

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A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

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[annum]

time. Anomalistic year; see anomalistic and year.

aastr

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A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

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time. Astronomical year.

abacus

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (5 ed.)

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A counting device consisting of rods on which beads can be moved so as to represent numbers. http://abacus.etherwork.net/Lee/ A description of how one abacus ... More
abampere

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A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

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[absolute ampere]

(biot) electric current. Symbol abA. Metric-c.g.s.-e.m.u 1 abA = the constant current that produces, when

Abandonment

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A Dictionary of the Internet (3 ed.)

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A term used to describe what happens when a user of the Internet stops some process they are involved in and does not return to it. For example, a user who has purchased some items, ... More
Abandonware

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A Dictionary of the Internet (3 ed.)

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Software that is no longer being sold by the company that developed and marketed it.

Abbe, Ernst Carl

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A Dictionary of Statistics (3 ed.)

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Abbe’s father was a book printer and factory worker and his childhood was one of privation. Nevertheless, he studied at U Jena and U Göttingen, receiving his PhD in ...

abbreviation

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A Dictionary of the Internet (3 ed.)

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The Web and the Internet float on a flood of abbreviations. They are often used to save time when, for example, writing an ...

ABC

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A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

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1. Abbrev. for Atanasoff-Berry computer.

2. An interactive programming language designed as a replacement for Basic by CWI (Centrum

abcoulomb

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A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

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electric charge. Symbol abC. Metric-c.g.s. The absolute coulomb of the e.m.u. system, for a steady current identically s⋅abA.

abdaraf

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A Dictionary of Weights, Measures, and Units

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electric elastance. Symbol abD. Metric-c.g.s. The absolute daraf of the e.m.u. system, for a steady current identically abV/abC,

abduction

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A Dictionary of Computer Science (7 ed.)

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An *inference process widely used in *artificial intelligence, particularly in *expert systems and *production rule

Abel’s Limit Theorem

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (5 ed.)

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For a *convergent series {ak }, the limit assigned by the Abel summation method exists and is equal to the sum of the series....

Abel’s partial summation formula

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (5 ed.)

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For two arbitrary sequences and with , the result that . This has some similarities with the formula for *integration by parts....

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