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- v. Present participle of smooth.
- n. The act by which something is made smooth.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- fr. smooth, v.
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Smoothing techniques for N-gram models The term smoothing refer to such modi ﬁ cations in the MLE estimates of N - gram probabilities that are addressed to move some probability mass from higher counts to zero-counts, making the overall distribution less jagged (Figure 2.5).
Portfolio manager Harvey Neiman calls the low-volatility ranking a measure of the fund's success in smoothing out the ups and downs of a rough market.
In the South Seas the natives use it as a wood file in smoothing down canoes and paddles.
It also helps keep your bones strong, regulates cholesterol production and more importantly it stimulates skin smoothing collagen and oils.
If they're very emotional, and tend to over-react at the top and bottom of the market, we suggest using products that provide short-term smoothing, to eliminate short-term volatility.
That is just common business sense in smoothing things over for your preferred customers.
She did the same for the front of the shirt, being very thorough in smoothing out possible wrinkles.
For the moment, he's more wrapped up in smoothing out his swing and enjoying what he sees from the Cincinnati Reds 'young starting pitchers.
Help in smoothing out the instabilities in these areas would do a lot to reduce what we pay at the pumps.
Thus a less contested "weaver" label emerged, and proved important, for instance, in smoothing census categories, easing the ways by which the British worked toward definitive census mechanisms.
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