Absolute Term

absolute term

[′ab·sə‚lüt ′tərm]
(mathematics)

Absolute Term

 

An absolute, or constant, term in an expression is a term that does not contain a variable. For example, in the equation 3x3 – 4x2 + 5 = 0 the term 5 is an absolute term.

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whatever is to be signified by an absolute term is to be signified primarily
The target has been to grow Service in absolute terms and at the same time increase the share of service hours.
Its investment objective is to achieve capital growth in absolute terms principally through investment in quoted closed-ended and other collective investment vehicles with a willingness to hold cash, bonds, index-linked securities and commodities when appropriate.
In absolute terms this puts the company in fifth place in Europe, and in fourth place in terms of its growth rate, overtaking leading carriers such as Air France-KLM, Lufthansa, and British Airways.
39 lakh crore in absolute terms at the end of April- September period.
In absolute terms, we lead the field in the chemical industry with our research and development expenditures," said Andreas Kreimeyer, member of the board of executive directors of BASF SE and research executive director, at the Research Press Conference on the topic "Nanotechnology: Small dimensions--great opportunities" in Ludwigshafen.
20, its second-biggest rise in a decade in absolute terms.
n Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine featuring KSM-66 Ashwagandha demonstrated a significant reduction in cortisol levels and in psychometric measures of stress, both in absolute terms and relative to the placebo group.
The market for AC motors will grow the most in absolute terms and remain the largest product segment in 2017.
Furthermore, overall consumption of added sugar is falling both in absolute terms and as a proportion of total energy in the diet.
In absolute terms India's quota will increase from SDR 5,821.
The Government has said the current level is the second highest in the European Union in absolute terms and sixth highest when expressed in purchasing power.