15 Answered Questions for the topic Definition

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#### 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...
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07/27/19

#### What is an idempotent operation?

07/18/19

#### 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?

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...
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07/08/19

#### 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...
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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...
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#### 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...
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#### 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...
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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...
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#### 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...
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#### 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...
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#### 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...
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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...
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