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Latin square

Syllabification: Lat·in square

Definition of Latin square in English:

noun

1An arrangement of letters or symbols that each occur n times, in a square array of n2 compartments so that no letter appears twice in the same row or column.
Example sentences
  • The original edition contained an early example of a problem about orthogonal Latin squares.
  • Here are two examples of Latin squares of order 4.
  • This study of symmetric functions led him to study partitions and Latin squares, and for many years he was considered the leading worker in this area.
1.1A Latin square used as the basis of experimental procedures in which it is desired to control or allow for two sources of variability while investigating a third.
Example sentences
  • In this article we present a new algorithm, which uses mutually orthogonal Latin squares to perform enhanced sampling of the conformational space.
  • We used the orthogonal Latin square design for three treatments, which included all six possible sequences.
  • There were four blocks of four irrigation treatments for each variety in a Latin square arrangement, with a single experimental row and two guard rows.

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