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parametric

Line breaks: para|met¦ric
Pronunciation: /parəˈmɛtrɪk
 
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Definition of parametric in English:

adjective

1Relating to or expressed in terms of a parameter or parameters.
Example sentences
  • The parameters used in the parametric bootstrap simulations were the phylogenetic tree generated from the aligned protein sequences and a residue substitution matrix.
  • In designing the luminaires, the students used parametric surface modeling to produce contours, patterns, and templates.
  • We've made dramatic changes to the skeletal system, which allows for full parametric blending of multiple layers of animation.
1.1 Statistics Assuming the value of a parameter for the purpose of analysis: variables with normal distribution were compared by means of parametric tests
More example sentences
  • Variables were log 10 transformed as appropriate to improve fit to a normal distribution for parametric statistical analyses.
  • Most statistical analyses performed were parametric (ANOVAs and correlations).
  • Statistical analysis was performed using parametric and nonparametric tests, depending on whether the data distribution could be assumed to be gaussian or not.
1.2 Electronics Relating to or denoting a process in which amplification or frequency conversion is obtained using a device modulated by a pumping frequency, which enables power to be transferred from the pumping frequency to the signal.
Example sentences
  • The other part is used to pump an optical parametric amplifier, which provides excitation in a broad spectral range.
  • Synchronized double pumping, and therefore careful timing, is very critical in this device because the optical parametric gain has no storage time, unlike conventional laser-gain media.
  • An optical parametric amplifier allowed them to try the experiment at different wavelengths.

Derivatives

parametrically

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • If you change the value of a dimension, the size and shape of the 3D model changes parametrically, and the 2D drafting views update accordingly.
  • There may be circumstances when it is important to be able to estimate the distribution function and the corresponding mean and median values parametrically.
  • If the contour ratios are equal the shapes are parametrically similar, and they can be scaled to become isoparametric.

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