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 noun Plural form of
nonlinearity .
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"Because of what we call the nonlinearities in the mathematics," Stauffer explained, "we have to take very small time steps into the future, so we are computing the future weather conditions over a threedimensional grid out to only a few seconds and then using that result to repeat the prediction and extend it further into the future.

"Because of what we call the nonlinearities in the mathematics," Stauffer explained, "we have to take very small time steps into the future, so we are computing the future weather conditions over a threedimensional grid out to only a few seconds and then using that result to repeat the prediction and extend it further into the future.

"Because of what we call the nonlinearities in the mathematics," Stauffer explained, "we have to take very small time steps into the future, so we are computing the future weather conditions over a threedimensional grid out to only a few seconds and then using that result to repeat the prediction and extend it further into the future.

"Because of what we call the nonlinearities in the mathematics," Stauffer explained, "we have to take very small time steps into the future, so we are computing the future weather conditions over a threedimensional grid out to only a few seconds and then using that result to repeat the prediction and extend it further into the future.

Since nonlinearities alone could actuate dissipation and decay in the conservation laws associated with the highly nonlinear radiation phase and since noninteracting expanding waves represent possible timeasymptotic wave patterns that could result, we propose to further investigate the possibility that these corrections to the Standard Model might be the source of the anomalous acceleration of the galaxies, an explanation not requiring the cosmological constant or dark energy.

I'd also be curious to see whether they explored any nonlinearities in this relationship.
Taxes and Market Time, Arnold Kling  EconLog  Library of Economics and Liberty

The point is technical, but complex environments with nonlinearities are easier to game than linear ones with a small number of variables.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb: The Regulator Franchise, or the Alan Blinder Problem

I am not happy about humanity messing with the climate, and I believe the probability of nonlinearities (as opposed to the linearities built into computer models) will give some very unpleasant surprises in the next 100 years, maybe even the Greenland ice sheet you allude to.

These are the lumped six broad elements that are interacting with each other to create the summation and integration valuation points, curves, saturation inflection asymptotes and fractals that respectively describe the real instantaneous state, the trending state, the saturation areas, and importantly the expected fractal nonlinearities of the complex macro economic system.
A Framing Puzzle, Bryan Caplan  EconLog  Library of Economics and Liberty

One thing that really is not known is the nature of certain nonlinearities and possible associated tipping points.
Climate Science, Arnold Kling  EconLog  Library of Economics and Liberty
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