Definitions
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/ShareAlike License
 abbr. square root
 abbr. squirt
Etymologies
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Examples

Here, we called the sqrt method of the Math module on our variable.

For computing the Speed I measure the time it takes to call the sqrt function (M1) times and I assign this value to

“During a part of the time I employed myself in writing out a paper on the geometrical interpretation of the algebraical expression sqrt (1).

I generally prefer to wrap such things in a try/catch block, as follows: try {NativeLoader. loadLibrary ( "sqrt"

While waterline would have been less than that, if we use the overall length, we get 1.3, the speed to sqrt (length) of a modern warship, and well above what a clipper was capable of doing.
The Volokh Conspiracy » Violent Misdemeanants, the Right to Bear Arms, and the Right to Vote

If so, and we consider that their customers are representative of the entire population, then we can use 1/sqrt (n) as an approximate for standard error in a binomial distribution (it either fails or does not).
LaptopReliability Study Highlights The Most Sturdy Laptop Makers  Lifehacker Australia

The SFUs are optimised for sine/cosine/sqrt/exp operations, all common in scientific computing.

If so, and we consider that their customers are representative of the entire population, then we can use 1/sqrt(n) as an approximate for standard error in a binomial distribution (it either fails or does not).
LaptopReliability Study Highlights The Most Sturdy Laptop Makers  Lifehacker Australia

And the root of that recursion turns out to be phi (1 +/ sqrt(5))/2 which is the golden ratio....

So, since there were 2.4 million votes cast for Franken/Coleman vs. about 320,000 votes cast for Periello/Goode, or about 7.5 times as many, the expected vote difference (assuming p = 0.5, a bad assumption which Nate Silver talks quite a bit about) would be only sqrt (7.5) times as much.
House GOPer Virgil Goode Refuses To Go Quietly, Demands Recount
Wordnik is becoming a notforprofit! Read our announcement here.
Comments
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.