Definition of Predictor

1. Noun. Someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge).




2. Noun. Information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events. "The weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance"
Generic synonyms: Information

3. Noun. A computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival.

Definition of Predictor

1. n. One who predicts; a foreteller.

Definition of Predictor

1. Noun. Something that anticipates, predicts or foretells. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Predictor

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Predictor

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"These results suggest that onset of AP should be recognized as a critical point in the development of disability and that AP is a better predictor of ..."

2. Optimality: The Second Erich L. Lehmann Symposium by Javier Rojo (2006)
"From this formula, we see that the distribution of, say, a linear predictor after model selection is significantly different from 1 Department of Statistics ..."

3. Synchronous Signalling in Navigation by John Joly (1916)
"For if the predictor is set to the courses and speeds, collision is threatened in one ... This use of the predictor is further considered in the Appendix. ..."

4. Romances and Narratives by Daniel Defoe (1895)
"A narrative of Mr Campbell's coming to London and taking upon him the profession of a predictor; together with an account of many strange things that came ..."

5. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by E. Meijaard (2005)
"Comparison of means of 8 predictor variables in relation to the sensitivity of selected mammal species to logging. Figure 13. Box-and-whiskers plot of ..."

6. The Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and by Epes Sargent (1857)
"THE FIRST predictor OF AN ECLIPSE. 1. To those who have given but little attention to the subject, even in our own day, with all the aids of modern science, ..."

7. Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities edited by Danielle Spiegler (1993)
"Dropout, which had not appeared to be a predictor for whites in table 5, actually was a modest predictor when the confounding effect of age was removed. ..."

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