power function

noun

Definition of power function

1 : a function of a parameter under statistical test whose value for a particular value of the parameter is the probability of rejecting the null hypothesis if that value of the parameter happens to be true
2 : a function (such as f(x) = axk) that equals the product of a constant and a power of the independent variable

Examples of power function in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No tight spaces for car lovers and their passengers, who stay cozy in the memory seats with full power function. Essence, 20 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of power function

1914, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Power function.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/power%20function. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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