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parameter

 
Noun parameter has 3 senses
  1. parameter, parametric quantity - a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
    --1 is a kind of constant, constant quantity
    --1 has particulars: degree of freedom
  2. parameter - any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance
    --2 is a kind of
    factor
  3. parameter - a quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data
    --3 is a kind of
    quantity
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