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  • difference — I noun adverseness, antipathy, antithesis, antitheticalness, asymmetry, atypicality, breach, change, clash of temperament, clashing, conflict of opinion, contradiction, contradistinction, contraposition, contrariety, contrariness, contrast,… …   Law dictionary

  • Difference engine — For the novel by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling, see The Difference Engine. The London Science Museum s difference engine, built from Babbage s design. The design has the same precision on all columns, but when calculating converging… …   Wikipedia

  • Degree of a polynomial — The degree of a polynomial represents the highest degree of a polynominal s terms (with non zero coefficient), should the polynomial be expressed in canonical form (i.e. as a sum or difference of terms). The degree of an individual term is the… …   Wikipedia

  • difference — /dif euhr euhns, dif reuhns/, n., v., differenced, differencing. n. 1. the state or relation of being different; dissimilarity: There is a great difference between the two. 2. an instance or point of unlikeness or dissimilarity: What accounts for …   Universalium

  • Difference quotient — The primary vehicle of calculus and other higher mathematics is the function. Its input value is its argument, usually a point ( P ) expressible on a graph. The difference between two points, themselves, is known as their Delta (ΔP), as is the… …   Wikipedia

  • difference —    by Cliff Stagoll   Deleuze is often labelled as a philosopher of difference , an assessment that highlights the critical place of difference in his work. He is concerned to overturn the primacy accorded identity and representation in western… …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • difference —    by Cliff Stagoll   Deleuze is often labelled as a philosopher of difference , an assessment that highlights the critical place of difference in his work. He is concerned to overturn the primacy accorded identity and representation in western… …   The Deleuze dictionary

  • Difference of Gaussians — In computer vision, Difference of Gaussians is a grayscale image enhancement algorithm that involves the subtraction of one blurred version of an original grayscale image from another, less blurred version of the original. The blurred images are… …   Wikipedia

  • Difference operator — In mathematics, a difference operator maps a function, f ( x ), to another function, f ( x + a ) − f ( x + b ).The forward difference operator :Delta f(x)=f(x+1) f(x),occurs frequently in the calculus of finite differences, where it plays a role… …   Wikipedia

  • degree Celsius — (°C)    a metric unit of temperature. The Celsius temperature scale is named for the Swedish astronomer and physicist Anders Celsius (1701 1744), who used a similar scale. The freezing point of water (at one atmosphere of pressure) was originally …   Dictionary of units of measurement

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