WordNet Search - 3.1

Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

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- S: (n) vector (a variable quantity that can be resolved into components)
*direct hyponym*/*full hyponym**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (n) variable, variable quantity (a quantity that can assume any of a set of values)
- S: (n) argument (a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable)
- S: (n) independent variable, experimental variable ((statistics) a variable whose values are independent of changes in the values of other variables)
- S: (n) correlate, correlative (either of two or more related or complementary variables)
- S: (n) degree of freedom ((statistics) an unrestricted variable in a frequency distribution)
- S: (n) dependent variable ((statistics) a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value depends on the independent variable)
*"if f(x)=y, y is the dependent variable"* - S: (n) predictor variable (a variable that can be used to predict the value of another variable (as in statistical regression))
- S: (n) infinitesimal ((mathematics) a variable that has zero as its limit)
- S: (n) random variable, variate, variant, stochastic variable, chance variable (a variable quantity that is random)
- S: (n) scalar (a variable quantity that cannot be resolved into components)
- S: (n) tensor (a generalization of the concept of a vector)
- S: (n) vector (a variable quantity that can be resolved into components)
- S: (n) vector (a straight line segment whose length is magnitude and whose orientation in space is direction)
*direct hyponym*/*full hyponym**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term*- S: (n) straight line (a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature)
*"the shortest distance between two points is a straight line"* - S: (n) line (a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point)
- S: (n) shape, form (the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance)
*"geometry is the mathematical science of shape"* - S: (n) attribute (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity)
- S: (n) abstraction, abstract entity (a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples)
- S: (n) vector, transmitter (any agent (person or animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits a disease)
*"mosquitos are vectors of malaria and yellow fever"; "fleas are vectors of the plague"; "aphids are transmitters of plant diseases"; "when medical scientists talk about vectors they are usually talking about insects"* - S: (n) vector ((genetics) a virus or other agent that is used to deliver DNA to a cell)