PARAMETER
\pəɹˈamɪtə], \pəɹˈamɪtə], \p_ə_ɹ_ˈa_m_ɪ_t_ə]\
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any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
By Princeton University

any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance

a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
By DataStellar Co., Ltd

Specifically (Conic Sections), in the ellipse and hyperbola, a third proportional to any diameter and its conjugate, or in the parabola, to any abscissa and the corresponding ordinate.

The ratio of the three crystallographic axes which determines the position of any plane; also, the fundamental axial ratio for a given species.
By Oddity Software

Specifically (Conic Sections), in the ellipse and hyperbola, a third proportional to any diameter and its conjugate, or in the parabola, to any abscissa and the corresponding ordinate.

The ratio of the three crystallographic axes which determines the position of any plane; also, the fundamental axial ratio for a given species.
By Noah Webster.
Word of the day
Cynarrhodium
 fruit like that rose, consisting a cup formed of the calyx tube receptacle, and containing achenes. [Greek] An etaerio with achenes placed on concave thalamus.