discriminative

  • 1 Discriminative — Dis*crim i*na*tive, a. 1. Marking a difference; distinguishing; distinctive; characteristic. [1913 Webster] That peculiar and discriminative form of life. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. Observing distinctions; making differences; discriminating.… …

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  • 2 discriminative — index aesthetic, circumspect, discreet, discretionary, juridical, particular (exacting), perceptive …

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  • 3 discriminative — [dis krim′ənāt΄iv, dis krim′ənə tiv] adj. 1. making fine distinctions; discerning 2. characterized by or showing partiality or prejudice; discriminatory …

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  • 4 discriminative — ● discriminatif, discriminative adjectif Sensibilité discriminative, sensibilité tactile fine permettant de discriminer entre plusieurs qualités de stimulation (effleurement, pression continue, vibration, piqûre, déplacement de poils). ●… …

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  • 5 discriminative — /dəsˈkrɪmənətɪv/ (say duhs krimuhnuhtiv) adjective 1. that marks distinction; constituting a difference; characteristic: the discriminative features of men. 2. making distinctions; discriminating. 3. (of a tariff, etc.) differential.… …

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  • 6 discriminative — discriminate ► VERB 1) recognize a distinction. 2) make an unjust distinction in the treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, sex, or age. DERIVATIVES discriminative adjective. ORIGIN Latin discriminare… …

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  • 7 discriminative — adjective 1. capable of making fine distinctions • Syn: ↑discriminatory • Similar to: ↑discriminating • Derivationally related forms: ↑discriminate (for: ↑discriminatory), ↑ …

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  • 8 discriminative — adjective Date: 1677 1. making distinctions 2. discriminatory 2 …

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  • 9 discriminative — discriminatively, adv. /di skrim euh nay tiv, neuh tiv/, adj. 1. constituting a particular quality, trait, or difference; characteristic; notable. 2. making distinctions; discriminating. 3. discriminatory (def. 1). [1630 40; DISCRIMINATE + IVE] * …

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  • 10 discriminative — adjective a) which has the ability to discriminate between things; or which imparts such ability b) which serves to distinguish its bearer Syn: excludent …

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  • 11 discriminative — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Able to recognize small differences or draw fine distinctions: discriminate, discriminating, discriminatory, select, selective. See PRECISE …

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  • 12 discriminative — dis·crim·i·na·tive || dɪ skrɪmɪnÉ™tɪv adj. capable of making fine distinctions …

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  • 13 discriminative — a. Discriminating, distinguishing, characterizing, characteristic, distinctive …

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  • 14 discriminative — adj 1. distinctive, diacritical, characteristic, particular, peculiar, special, typical. 2. distinguishing, disjunctive, differentiating, differential, discriminating, analytical, critical; discerning, perceptive, perspicacious, percipient, clear …

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  • 15 discriminative — dis·crim·i·na·tive …

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  • 16 discriminative — dis•crim•i•na•tive [[t]dɪˈskrɪm əˌneɪ tɪv, nə tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) making distinctions; discriminating 2) soc discriminatory 1) • Etymology: 1630–40 dis•crim′i•na tive•ly, adv …

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  • 17 Discriminative model — Discriminative models are a class of models used in machine learning for modeling the dependence of an unobserved variable y on an observed variable x. Within a statistical framework, this is done by modeling the conditional probability… …

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  • 18 discriminative stimulus — noun a stimulus, associated with reinforcement, that exerts control over a particular form of behavior; the subject discriminates between closely related stimuli and responds positively only in the presence of that stimulus …

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  • 19 discriminative stimulus — a stimulus, associated with reinforcement, which exerts control over a particular form of behavior; the subject discriminates between closely related stimuli and responds positively only in the presence of that stimulus …

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  • 20 discriminative stimulus — noun a stimulus that provides information about what to do • Syn: ↑cue • Hypernyms: ↑stimulation, ↑stimulus, ↑stimulant, ↑input …

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