denumerable character

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de·nu·mer·a·ble char·ac·ter

classifiable character that is also countable (for example, number of progeny, number of teeth).
Synonym(s): discrete character
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When we become aware that one plank is beech while another is English elm, an aspect of each piece's discrete character is illuminated.
Constant character of the metal pool hardening and discrete character of inflow into it of the metal of different composition inevitably causes repeated inhomogeneity of chemical composition of the metal over height of deposit.
Fractal-based point processes--which exhibit both the scaling properties of fractals and the discrete character of random point processes according to Lowen (psychiatry, Harvard Medical School) and Teich (electrical and computer engineering, Boston U.
Because the values for both of these continuously distributed variables form nonoverlapping groups [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2A OMITTED], translation to discrete character states (e.
Among other topics, chapters include discussions of distance data, discrete character data, sequence alignment, and vicariance biogeography.
Although more data per se may not solve some of the more pressing systematic problems, genome sequences increase the chances of identifying useful discrete characters that are less susceptible to homoplasy.
Doubles and diptychs abound in these poems, allowing Matthias to draw connections between apparently discrete characters and phenomena.
These fields are broken down into discrete characters that are then classified by ICR algorithms and assigned confidence values by the ICR recognition engine.
Explicit models of DNA sequence evolution can be applied to discrete characters in a maximum-likelihood framework or can be used to generate a distance matrix that can then be analyzed by any number of methods.
Maximum likelihood and minimum steps methods for estimating evolutionary trees from data on discrete characters.
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