Synonyms of parameter


1. parameter, parametric quantity, constant, constant quantity, invariable

usage: a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves

2. parameter, factor

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

3. argument, parameter, address, computer address, reference, value

usage: (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program

4. parameter, quantity

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

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