arbitrary+power

  • 1arbitrary power — index force (compulsion) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2Arbitrary — Ar bi*tra*ry, a. [L. arbitrarius, fr. arbiter: cf. F. arbitraire. See {Arbiter}.] 1. Depending on will or discretion; not governed by any fixed rules; as, an arbitrary decision; an arbitrary punishment. [1913 Webster] It was wholly arbitrary in… …

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  • 3Arbitrary constant — Arbitrary Ar bi*tra*ry, a. [L. arbitrarius, fr. arbiter: cf. F. arbitraire. See {Arbiter}.] 1. Depending on will or discretion; not governed by any fixed rules; as, an arbitrary decision; an arbitrary punishment. [1913 Webster] It was wholly… …

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  • 4Arbitrary function — Arbitrary Ar bi*tra*ry, a. [L. arbitrarius, fr. arbiter: cf. F. arbitraire. See {Arbiter}.] 1. Depending on will or discretion; not governed by any fixed rules; as, an arbitrary decision; an arbitrary punishment. [1913 Webster] It was wholly… …

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  • 5Arbitrary quantity — Arbitrary Ar bi*tra*ry, a. [L. arbitrarius, fr. arbiter: cf. F. arbitraire. See {Arbiter}.] 1. Depending on will or discretion; not governed by any fixed rules; as, an arbitrary decision; an arbitrary punishment. [1913 Webster] It was wholly… …

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  • 6power — pow·er n 1: capability of acting or of producing an effect parties of unequal bargaining power 2 a: authority or capacity to act that is delegated by law or constitution often used in pl. commerce power often cap C&P: the power delegated to… …

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  • 7arbitrary — In an unreasonable manner, as fixed or done capriciously or at pleasure. Without adequate determining principle; not founded in the nature of things; nonrational; not done or acting according to reason or judgment; depending on the will alone;… …

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  • 8arbitrary — In an unreasonable manner, as fixed or done capriciously or at pleasure. Without adequate determining principle; not founded in the nature of things; nonrational; not done or acting according to reason or judgment; depending on the will alone;… …

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  • 9Power network — In social network theory, a power network collects many social networks to exercise common influence and power over others. Usually it describes the kind of group entity defined in political science or military science, which has a command… …

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  • 10arbitrary — adjective 1) an arbitrary decision Syn: capricious, whimsical, random, chance, unpredictable; casual, wanton, unmotivated, motiveless, unreasoned, unsupported, irrational, illogical, groundless, unjustified; personal, discre …

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  • 11arbitrary — ar·bi·trary / är bə ˌtrer ē/ adj 1: depending on individual discretion (as of a judge) and not fixed by standards, rules, or law the manner of punishment is arbitrary 2 a: not restrained or limited in the exercise of power an arbitrary government …

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  • 12arbitrary — ► ADJECTIVE 1) based on random choice or personal whim. 2) (of power or authority) used without constraint; autocratic. DERIVATIVES arbitrarily adverb arbitrariness noun. ORIGIN Latin arbitrarius, from arbiter judge, supreme ruler …

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  • 13arbitrary — adjective Date: 15th century 1. depending on individual discretion (as of a judge) and not fixed by law < the manner of punishment is arbitrary > 2. a. not restrained or limited in the exercise of power ; ruling by abso …

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  • 14Arbitrary-precision arithmetic — In computer science, arbitrary precision arithmetic indicates that calculations are performed on numbers whose digits of precision are limited only by the available memory of the host system. This contrasts with the faster fixed precision&#8230; …

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  • 15arbitrary — 01. Application of the death penalty is much too [arbitrary] to be allowed in a civilized society. 02. The government has been terrorizing people through [arbitrary] arrests and indefinite detentions. 03. If you don t explain your marking system&#8230; …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16Arbitrary function — Function Func tion, n. [L. functio, fr. fungi to perform, execute, akin to Skr. bhuj to enjoy, have the use of: cf. F. fonction. Cf. {Defunct}.] 1. The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; performance. In the function of&#8230; …

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  • 17arbitrary — arbitrarily /ahr bi trer euh lee, ahr bi trair /, adv. arbitrariness, n. /ahr bi trer ee/, adj., n., pl. arbitraries. adj. 1. subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one s discretion: an arbitrary&#8230; …

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  • 18arbitrary — ar•bi•trar•y [[t]ˈɑr bɪˌtrɛr i[/t]] adj. 1) subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one s discretion: an arbitrary decision[/ex] 2) decided by a judge or arbiter rather than by a law or statute 3) gov&#8230; …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19arbitrary — /ˈabətrəri / (say ahbuhtruhree), /ˈabətri / (say ahbuhtree) adjective 1. subject to individual will or judgement; discretionary. 2. not attributable to any rule or law; accidental: *the only significance her smile could have had was that of an&#8230; …

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  • 20Power dividers and directional couplers — A 10 dB 1.7–2.2 GHz directional coupler. From left to right: input, coupled, isolated (terminated with a load), and transmitted port …

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