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Definition of "square-root" []

  • Attributive form of square root (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "square-root" in a sentence
  • "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."