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# circular variable

Atmospheric Sciences (English-Chinese) dictionary. 2014.

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• Circular uniform distribution — In probability theory and directional statistics, a circular uniform distribution is a probability distribution on the unit circle whose density is uniform for all angles. Contents 1 Description 2 Distribution of the mean 3 Entropy …   Wikipedia

• Circular buffer — A ring showing, conceptually, a circular buffer. This visually shows that the buffer has no real end and it can loop around the buffer. However, since memory is never physically created as a ring, a linear representation is generally used as is… …   Wikipedia

• Circular functions — Function Func tion, n. [L. functio, fr. fungi to perform, execute, akin to Skr. bhuj to enjoy, have the use of: cf. F. fonction. Cf. {Defunct}.] 1. The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; performance. In the function of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Circular polarization — The electric field vectors of a traveling circularly polarized electromagnetic wave. In electrodynamics, circular polarization[1] of an electromagnetic wave is a polarization in which the electric field of the passing wave does not change… …   Wikipedia

• Circular distribution — In probability and statistics, a circular distribution or polar distribution is a probability distribution of a random variable whose values are angles, usually taken to be in the range [ 0,  2π ) .[1] A circular distribution is… …   Wikipedia

• Circular law — In probability theory, more specifically the study of random matrices, the circular law describes the distribution of eigenvalues of an random matrix with independent and identically distributed entries in the limit . It asserts that for any… …   Wikipedia

• Circular polarization of starlight — The circular polarization of starlight has been observed to be a function of the linear polarization of starlight.Starlight becomes partially linearly polarized by scattering from elongated interstellar dust grains whose long axes tend to be… …   Wikipedia

• Variable-length buffer — In telecommunication, a variable length buffer is a buffer into which data may be entered at one rate and removed at another rate without changing the data sequence. Most first in first out (FIFO) storage devices are variable length buffers in… …   Wikipedia

• Variable force solenoid — A variable force solenoid (VFS) is an electro hydraulic device that controls pressure proportionally or inversely proportionally to a signal (voltage or current) obtained from the on board controller of a powertrain. A low flow VFS is used as a… …   Wikipedia

• Circular points at infinity — Infinity In*fin i*ty, n.; pl. {Infinities}. [L. infinitas; pref. in not + finis boundary, limit, end: cf. F. infinit[ e]. See {Finite}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Unlimited extent of time, space, or quantity; eternity; boundlessness; immensity. Sir T.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Variable star — Star Star (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. sta[ i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. asth r, a stron,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English