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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A mathematical expression that provides a criterion for the behavior of another more complicated expression, relation, or set of relations.

Usage examples (31)
  • If the discriminant is a positive square integer, there will be two rational factors.
  • If the discriminant is a positive non-square integer, there will be two irrational factors.
  • If the discriminant is a negative number, there will be two factors in the form of a complex conjugate.
  • The software is the discriminant and helps the user determine what it is for secondary inspection. for more
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