Definition of Parametric quantity

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

Exact synonyms: Parameter
Generic synonyms: Constant, Constant Quantity, Invariable
Specialized synonyms: Degree Of Freedom
Derivative terms: Parametric



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parametric Quantity

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Literary usage of Parametric quantity

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1. A Treatise on Differential Equations by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1903)
"Instead of dealing with quantities p which are roots of a quadratic equation, we introduce a parametric quantity a ; the quantities C0 and c are regarded as ..."

2. Theory of Differential Equations by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1902)
"A parametric quantity a is introduced and it is made to vary within regions round the roots of /<,(/>) = 0, each such region round a root being chosen so as ..."

3. Theory of Differential Equations by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1900)
"0,, among which /3 = oo will be considered to be included : and let w' = £ denote any other direction through the point, f being a parametric quantity which ..."

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