from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a monotonic manner, pertaining to the Greek system of diacritics which discards the breathings and employs a single accent to indicate stress
- adv. In a monotonic manner, of a function that either never decreases or never increases as its independent variable increases
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a monotonic or monotonous manner.
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Today is the most physically miserable I've been in quite awhile, and while the vertigo has been generally improving, it has not been monotonically improving.
The remaining temperature trend, they reasoned, is at least in part, and almost certainly in large part, due to the monotonically increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases.
Problem #1: The traditional bookstore event typically features a nervous author nobody has heard of reading monotonically from their newly released book (that no one has heard of).
Nor as if liberty has been monotonically decreasing worldwide or in a portion of theworld.
"We'd be very, very lucky indeed if by April we had access to the money," Mr. Saland said monotonically.
I found Doug Hoffman gawking at the chamber's ornate ceiling, indulging what he monotonically insisted is a deep passion for architecture, chatting with his wife Carol and the Rev. Jason McGuire, the lobbyist here who opposes same-sex marriage on behalf of a group called New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms.
However, the biases in simulations monotonically increase with the value of the restoring constant, reaching their highest levels in the models without restoring .
You can see that the percentage answering PREMARSX 217 as “Always Wrong” monotonically decreases with WORDSUM scores, and that the percentage answering PARTNERS 1291 as “0 Partners within the last year” stays fairly level with increasing WORDSUM score until about 6, at which point it sharply increases.
Finding 2: Since its inception, the NIH's share of the federal science budget has grown monotonically, until it now spends more on research than all other federal agencies combined DOD, DOE, NSF, NASA, ...
-It implies that the linear "earnings function" in which wage rates rise monotonically with years of schooling is bogus.
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