Definition of step function in English:

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step function

noun

Mathematics & Electronics
A function that increases or decreases abruptly from one constant value to another.
Example sentences
  • Different treatments have considered a quadratic function, an exponential quadratic function, or a step function.
  • It is advisable to represent the S function as a step function.
  • For a function as elementary as this, a simple step function can be used.

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Syllabification: step func·tion

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