WordNet Search - 3.1

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- S: (n)
**relaxation**((physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers) - S: (n)
**relaxation**, relaxation behavior ((physics) the exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance) - S: (n) easiness,
**relaxation**(a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry)*"the easiness we feel when sleeping"* - S: (n)
**relaxation**, loosening, slackening (an occurrence of control or strength weakening)*"the relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip"; "the slackening of the wind"* - S: (n) rest, ease, repose,
**relaxation**(freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility))*"took his repose by the swimming pool"* - S: (n)
**relaxation**, relaxation method (a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount) *direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (n) mathematical process, mathematical operation, operation ((mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods)
*"the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"* - S: (n) permutation (the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements)
- S: (n) combination (the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order)
- S: (n) differentiation (the mathematical process of obtaining the derivative of a function)
- S: (n) maximization (the mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function)
- S: (n) integration (an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined)
- S: (n) exponentiation, involution (the process of raising a quantity to some assigned power)
- S: (n) arithmetic operation (a mathematical operation involving numbers)
- S: (n) matrix operation (a mathematical operation involving matrices)
- S: (n) construction (drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem)
*"the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"* - S: (n)
**relaxation**, relaxation method (a method of solving simultaneous equations by guessing a solution and then reducing the errors that result by successive approximations until all the errors are less than some specified amount) - S: (n) liberalization, liberalisation,
**relaxation**(the act of making less strict)