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Definition of the noun discriminator

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noun - plural: discriminators

  1. a person who (or that which) differentiates

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  1. A person who discriminates or differentiates
  2. [physics] Any of several electronic devices that convert some property of a signal into an amplitude whose value is proportional to the difference between the value of the input signal and that of a standard

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Google previewDatabase Systems: Design, Implementation, & Management (2016)

by Carlos Coronel, Steven Morris

A subtype discriminator is the attribute in the supertype entity that determines to which subtype the supertype occurrence is related. In Figure 5.2, the subtype discriminator is the employee type (EMP_TYPE). It is common practice to show the ...

Google previewPolynomial Completeness in Algebraic Systems (2000)

by Kalle Kaarli, Alden F. Pixley

Since the discriminator is a pattern function, it follows directly that if A is automorphism primal, the ...

Google previewSurvey of Text Mining (2003)

Clustering, Classification, and Retrieval by Michael W. Berry

A good discriminator is a term that tends to raise the distances between documents: a poor discriminator tends to lower the distances between documents; finally, an indifferent discriminator does not change the distances between documents ...

Google previewRouting TCP/IP (2005)

by Jeff Doyle, Jennifer DeHaven Carroll

ID Extension ID Length PDU Type R Version Reserved Maximum Area Addresses 1 PDU- Specific Fields Variable-Length Fields R R Intradomain Routeing Protocol Discriminator is a constant assigned by ISO 9577 17 to identify NPDUs.

Google previewChemometrics in Environmental Chemistry - Applications (2013)

by Jürgen Einax

The key discriminator is that information has attributes or context. These attributes involve the relationships between data such as calculations associated with data required to convert it to information, other data analysis functions and other ...

Google previewFrequency Measurement and Control (2001)

Advanced Techniques and Future Trends by Andre N. Luiten

Interferometric Frequency Discriminators The frequency discriminator is a key part of any frequency stabilization system and improvements in its sensitivity directly translate into the corresponding improvements in the oscillator phase noise.

Google previewIntroduction to Experimental Particle Physics (1989)

by Richard C. Fernow, Richard Clinton Fernow

Discriminators A discriminator is an electronic device that converts Chapter 6: Fast ...

Google previewComplications in Surgery (2012)

by Michael W. Mulholland, Gerard M. Doherty

A preliminary discriminator is the Child– Pugh score; all patients with grade C and most with grade B are not considered satisfactory candidates for operation. The Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) score has been shown.

Google previewEmergency Medicine (2012)

Clinical Essentials (Expert Consult -- Online) by James G. Adams

The best single discriminator is an abnormal posterior tibial pulse.17 ACUTE ARTERIAL OCCLUSION Patients with acute arterial occlusion commonly complain of a sudden onset of pain and coldness distally, on the side of the occlusion (Fig.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Automotive Engineering (2015)

by David Crolla

Network infrastructure MNOs have the responsibility of handling eCalls as any other 112/E112 emergency call, including the CLI and caller location information, and supporting the “eCall discriminator.” The eCall has to have the same ...

Google previewDictionary of Physics (2016)

by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd

discriminator, an electronic circuit that generates a logic signal when the analoginput ...

Google previewIbn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary (1868)

Traditions; the Kitdb al-Faii,al (discriminator), treating of those patronymics the meaning of which ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary (1868)

by Aḥmad Ibn-Muḥammad Ibn-H̲allikān, William MacGuckin ¬de Slane

Traditions; the Kitdb al-Faisal (discriminator), treating of those patronymies the meaning of which ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language ... (1862)

To which is Added, a Concise Classical Dictionary by Robert Sullivan

Discriminator, *. one who discriminates. DiscumTaer. See Disencumber.

Google previewA Dictionary in Hindee and English (1870)

by Joseph T. Thompson

An examiner, a discriminator. WTC, pa-rug, adj. Crossing, crossing over; going over or beyond the world. TTUTH par-gut, adj. Crossed, gone over the world, pure, holy. s. m. A Jin or J/n deifi"d teacher. UTCSTfast par- ja-yik, ...

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The discriminator circuitry is used to output TTL pulses for the correlator based on an input current from the channeltron. A pulse is output when the input current exceeds a certain value (hence the "discrimination"). This prevents noise from poisoning the correlation of the signal.

Photo credit: D.H. Parks

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Video shows what discriminator means. A person who discriminates or differentiates. Any of several electronic devices that convert some property of a signal into ...

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