Definition of Diffs

1. Noun. (plural of diff) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of diff) ¹

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Definition of Diffs

1. diff [n] - See also: diff

Lexicographical Neighbors of Diffs

diffraction grating
diffraction pattern
diffraction patterns
diffs (current term)
diffuse abdominal calcification
diffuse abscess
diffuse aneurysm
diffuse angiokeratoma
diffuse arterial ectasia
diffuse brain atrophy
diffuse choroiditis
diffuse cutaneous leishmaniasis
diffuse cutaneous mastocytosis
diffuse deep keratitis

Literary usage of Diffs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Universal Solution for Numerical and Literal Equations: By which the by Michael Angelo McGinnis (1899)
"(3) 104 x 3 = 312 — D of sum + sum GO °f diffs- (4) 312 - (- 16)2 = 56 = sum [s] of ... (5) 56 x 3 = 168 = n of sum of diffs. + sum [s] of diffs. of diffs. ..."

2. Tracts on Mathematical and Philosophical Subjects: Comprising Among Numerous by Charles Hutton (1812)
"Further, the 211 diffs. in the squares are 1.2 = 2; the 3d diffs. in the cubes 1.2.8 = 6; the 4th diffs.In the 4th powers; and so on. ..."

3. Songs, Ballads, and Other Poems by Thomas Haynes Bayly, Helena Beecher Hayes Bayly (1844)
"IN diffs. I. A gentleman in difficulties, what is he to do ) His wife has sought the English ... A gent, in diffs, a gent, in diffs! what, what's he to do ? ..."

4. The Civil Engineer's Pocket-book by John Cresson Trautwine (1919)
"Diffa in comparative results with diff materials may be due to one or other of several diffs betw the materials. Thus, in comparing mortars made with clean ..."

5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1814)
"Thus, if the successive quantities are a, l,, c, d, &c. then 1st diffs. n — b, b — c, ... 2d diffs. a — 2^+r, b — 2c + d, &c. . 3d diffs. a — 3*+ y—d, &c. ..."

6. Key to Davies' Bourdon: With Many Additional Examples, Illustrating the by Charles Davies, Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie) (1856)
"1st order of diffs, 16, 24, 32, 40, &c., 2d order of diffs, 8, 8, 8, &c., 3d order of diffs, 0, 0, &c. From Art. 210, making S' = x, a = 9, n = 10, t/, ..."

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