Probability Function

Business / Finance / Probability Function: A measure that assigns a likelihood of occurrence to each and every possible outcome.

Other Words for Function

Function Noun Synonyms: purpose, aim, role or r“le, raison d'ˆtre, responsibility, mission, charge, concern, business, province, duty, job, occupation, work, office, task, chore, assignment, commission, activity

Other Words for Probability

Probability Adjective Synonyms: likelihood, likeliness, odds, expectation, chance(s), (distinct) possibility, presumption

Probability Distribution

Business / Finance / Probability Distribution: A function that describes all the values a random variable can take and the probability associated with each. Also called a probability function. MORE

Harmonic Function

Science / Tides and Currents / Harmonic Function: In its simplest form, a quantity that varies as the cosine of an angle that increases uniformly with time. It may be expressed by the formula: y = A cos at in which y is a function of time (t), A is a MORE

Narrative Function

Technology / Television (TV) / Narrative Function: A specific action or an attribute of a character in a narrative--according to the narrative theory of V.I. Propp. MORE

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function)

Entertainment / Photography / MTF (Modulation Transfer Function): A comparison of contrast between a test chart and the reproduced image. One of the measurements of lens performance used in the manufacturing process. MORE

Grammatical Function

Entertainment / Literature / Grammatical Function: A category for words in inflected languages--typical examples include aspect, mood, and tense for verbs, person and case for pronouns, case and definiteness for articles, and number, case, and gender MORE

Functional Shift

Entertainment / Literature / Functional Shift: The linguistic equivalent of poetic anthimeria, in which one part of grammatical speech becomes another. An especially common type of functional shift in everyday grammar is taking a noun and treating MORE