15 Answered Questions for the topic Definition

Definition of the word/phrase

What does “biebs out” mean? I saw it in the video with Justin Bieber when he was leaving a room. It’s like “goodbye”? Please, answer if you really know the answer. No assumptions. Thanks a... more

What is an idempotent operation?

What is the origin of "launch the missiles"?

In the context of functional programming, a typical example of a side effect is "launch the missiles". Where does that expression come from historically?
Definition Logic Fuzzy Logic Theory

07/11/19

What is fuzzy logic?

I'm working with a couple of AI algorithms at school and I find people use the words Fuzzy Logic to explain any situation that they can solve with a couple of cases. When I go back to the books I... more

What is a Y-combinator?

How do combinators work? What are they good for? Are they useful in procedural languages?

06/30/19

What is the difference between UT0, UT1 and GMT time?

Every reference I find says that they are essentially the same, which we all know really means that they are not the same, but different only by a some small amount. They also like to say that UT1... more

05/24/19

What is fuzzy logic?

I'm working with a couple of AI algorithms at school and I find people use the words Fuzzy Logic to explain any situation that they can solve with a couple of cases. When I go back to the books I... more
Definition Astronomy Planets Moon

05/12/19

Is the moon a planet?

Can our moon qualify as a planet? With regard or without regard to the exact definition of the planet, can the moon be considered as planet as Mercury, Venus and Earth etc. not as the satellite of... more
Definition Physics Forces Mass

04/13/19

Are Newton's "laws" of motion laws or definitions of force and mass?

If you consider [them](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton%27s_laws_of_motion) as laws, then there must be independent definitions of [force](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Force) and... more

03/27/19

Is a country in economic downturn if its growth rate is negative, but improving?

As I understand it, economic downturn means that economic growth is significantly slowing down or entering into recession. (If anyone wants to correct me, please do so). i.e. Growth rate is... more

03/22/19

Defining the derivative without limits?

These days, the standard way to present differential calculus is by introducing the Cauchy-Weierstrass definition of the limit. One then defines the derivative as a limit, proves results like the... more

03/15/19

Defining the derivative without limits?

These days, the standard way to present differential calculus is by introducing the Cauchy-Weierstrass definition of the limit. One then defines the derivative as a limit, proves results like the... more
Definition Physics Atoms Energy

01/09/16

Define Energy

Dear teacher People say : energy is the ability to do work But then" what is work ?" I asked : they said " work is energy tranfered by force " Bla , they use energy to define work and work to... more
Definition

02/05/15

what is persistent

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Definition English

03/16/14

CAN SOMEONE PLEASE CHECK MY ENGLISH ANSWERS PLEASE?

    Read the sentence and answer the question below: If we are in agreement, then I think we have consensus and can move forward on this decision.   Which word provides the best clue to the... more

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