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Synonyms for (noun) parameter

Synonyms: parameter, parametric quantity Definition: a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves

Similar words: constant, constant quantity, invariable Definition: a quantity that does not vary

Synonyms: parameter Definition: a quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data

Similar words: quantity Definition: the concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable

Synonyms: parameter, argument Definition: (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

Similar words: value Definition: a numerical quantity measured or assigned or computed Usage: the value assigned was 16 milliseconds

Similar words: address, computer address, reference Definition: (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

Synonyms: parameter Definition: any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

Similar words: factor Definition: anything that contributes causally to a result Usage: a number of factors determined the outcome