argument

The data test or comparison that an ‘logic function` performs. For example, If x

Argument

Angular distance.

argument

[n] - a discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal 2. [n] - a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true 3. [n] - a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie 4. [n] - a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the ...
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Argument

Operational code name for Allied air attacks on German factories in February 1944.
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Argument

A parameter that is typed after a command or program name to enable or disable specific options. Also known as a template.
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argument

In logic, the middle term in a syllogism. More commonly, the word `argument` denotes a connected series of propositional steps leading from a given premise to a conclusion. ...
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Argument

Ar'gu·ment noun [ French argument , Latin argumentum , from arguere to argue.] 1. Proof; evidence. [ Obsolete] « There is.. no more palpable and convincing argument of the existence of a Deity. Ray. » « Why, then, is it made a badge of w...
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Argument

Ar'gu·ment (ăr'gu*m e nt) intransitive verb [ Latin argumentari .] To make an argument; to argue. [ Obsolete] Gower.
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argument

1. Proof; evidence. 'There is. No more palpable and convincing argument of the existence of a Deity.' (Ray) 'Why, then, is it made a badge of wit and an argument of parts for a man to commence atheist, and to cast off all belief of providence, all awe and reverence for religion?' (South) ... 2. A reason or reasons offered in proof, to induce belief...
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argument

noun a variable in a logical or mathematical expression whose value determines the dependent variable; if f(x)=y, x is the independent variable
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argument

noun a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie; `the editor added the argument to the poem`
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Argument

• (n.) The independent variable upon whose value that of a function depends. • (n.) Proof; evidence. • (n.) Matter for question; business in hand. • (n.) A reason or reasons offered in proof, to induce belief, or convince the mind; reasoning expressed in words; as, an argument about, concerning, or regarding a proposition, for o...
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argument

(from the article `formal logic`) ...is both true and false. Truth and falsity are said to be the truth values of propositions. The function of an operator is to form a new ...
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argument

in logic, reasons that support a conclusion, sometimes formulated so that the conclusion is deduced from premises. Erroneous arguments are called ... [8 related articles]
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Argument

[ship] The Argument was an Australian sloop wrecked in 1809. In March 1809, three ships, the Argument, the Experiment and the Hazard left Pittwater, New South Wales, bound for Sydney with a cargo of wheat. A squall arose and the master of the Argument, Bejamin Pate, watched as the Hazard was driven ashore and wrecked. Deciding to avoid a si...
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Argument

[complex analysis] In mathematics, arg is a function operating on complex numbers (visualized in a complex plane). It gives the angle between the line joining the point to the origin and the positive real axis, shown as {math|φ} in figure 1 opposite, known as an argument of the point (that is, the angle between the half-lines of the positi...
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Argument

In logic and philosophy, an argument is an attempt to persuade someone of something, by giving reasons for accepting a particular conclusion as evident. The general form of an argument in a natural language is that of premises (typically in the form of propositions, statements or sentences) in support of a claim: the conclusion. The structure of s...
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Argument

Discourse characterized by reasons advanced to support conclusions.
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argument

real number f such that -p < f = p, for which the tangent is the ratio of the imaginary part to the real part of a given non-zero complex number and for which the sign is that of the imaginary part NOTE 1 - The argument arg c = f of the complex number c = a + jb = -c- ejf is equal to: arctan (b/a) if a > 0 p + arctan...
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argument

• The input for a function. • The angle between ZO, where Z is the point representing a complex number on an Argand diagram and O is the origin, and the real axis. • A mathematical proof, possibly an informal one.
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Argument

See Function.
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Argument

Argument is a term sometimes used as synonymous with the subject of a discourse, but more frequently appropriated to any kind of method employed for the purpose of confuting or at least silencing an opponent. Logicians have reduced arguments to a number of distinct heads, such as the argumentum ad judicium, which founds on solid proofs and addresse...
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argument

Piece of reasoning from one or more statements (premises) to conclusion. Kinds include INDUCTIVE and DEDUCTIVE.
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Argument

[linguistics] In linguistics, an argument is an expression that helps complete the meaning of a predicate, and in this regard, the complement is a closely related concept. Most predicates take one, two, or three arguments. A predicate and its arguments form a predicate-argument structure. The discussion of predicates and arguments is associ...
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Argument

[literature] An argument in literature is a brief summary, often in prose, of a poem or section of a poem or other work. It is often appended to the beginning of each chapter, book, or canto. They were common during the Renaissance as a way to orient a reader within a large work. John Milton included arguments for each of the twelve books o...
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