- n. Attributive form of square root
“To put it another way, verbs evolve at a rate inversely proportional to the square-root of their prevalence in the English language.”
“Because while local dry cleaning and laundry services would bring me back clothes mangled, shrugging like I'd asked them for the square-root of the word "elephant," Garment Valet actually called to discuss my clothes and let me know when to expect them.”
“Confidence intervals (the plus-minus X% part of the poll result) can then be estimated as usual using a square-root rule.”
“You posed a rhetorical question as a counter-example to square-root weighting.”
“Even so, Eric's use of square-root weighting seems like a misapplication of chi-square.”
“I still believe the square-root thing is a mistake.”
“As an electrical engineer I understand e ** jwt (we use j instead of i for the square-root of -1).”
“It warned clients that economic performance could look more like a square-root sign: down, up and then sideways.”
“Its bet for the euro zone: A "square-root" scenario of "a sharp initial recovery followed by a leveling off halfway down the road.”
“While it is true that Black people are currently 10 points higher in support of Proposition 8 than the entire population in this poll, they are only 6% of the poll sample and thus have an inverse square-root proportionately higher margin of error.”
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