characteristic curve

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n characteristic curve (electronics) graph showing how a particular characteristic of a device varies with other parameters
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Usage

In literature:

Mr. Keeler looked over his shoulder and, for an instant, the whimsical smile which was characteristic of him curved his lip.
"The Portygee" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Chippendale began to make chairs with the curved top that is so characteristic of his work.
"Furnishing the Home of Good Taste" by Lucy Abbot Throop
Such a set of determinations will give the pure characteristic curves of our common poetical meters.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
Too, the Beta curve shows a good deal of variation, a Dionysian characteristic.
"Pagan Passions" by Gordon Randall Garrett
This river which stretches itself in graceful curves across an entire State, is one of peculiar construction and characteristics.
"In the Early Days along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852" by Gilbert L. Cole
Hence, the curved or bending form is the second characteristic of this kind of beauty.
"Beauty" by Alexander Walker
This is the special characteristic of the "cold wave" type of curve during the day hours.
"Sounding the Ocean of Air" by A. Lawrence Rotch
The characteristics that have been described are not confined to the phototropic curve but exhibited by tropic curves in general.
"Life Movements in Plants, Volume II, 1919" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
All of the characteristics of a sound wave may be graphically represented by curves.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
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In science:

Since M is characteristic and all simple closed not separating curves can be mapped one onto the other, we have that k is the smallest positive integer with δk ∈ M for all simple closed not separating curves δ .
Large characteristic subgroups of surface groups not containing any simple loops
I − V characteristic curves for a phenomenon that simplifies the dynamics and for a new phenomenon that makes the dynamics extremely complex in Fig. 18.
Exact solutions to chaotic and stochastic systems
FIG. 18. I − V characteristic curves of two nonlinear circuits: (a) With some apropriately chosen input signal, this circuit can produce a very complex output signal (see the discussion in the text).
Exact solutions to chaotic and stochastic systems
The Euler characteristic of the moduli space of curves.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
There we can find different methods to construct circuits with these I-V characteristic curves.
A mechanism for randomness
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