# pair

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## pair

1. a male and a female animal of the same species, esp such animals kept for breeding purposes
2. Parliamentary procedure
a. two opposed members who both agree not to vote on a specified motion or for a specific period of time
3. two playing cards of the same rank or denomination
4. Cricket short for a pair of spectacles (see spectacles (sense 2))
5. Logic Maths
a. a set with two members
b. an ordered set with two members

## pair

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(electricity)
Two like conductors employed to form an electric circuit.
(mechanical engineering)
Two parts in a kinematic mechanism that mutually constrain relative motion; for example, a sliding pair composed of a piston and cylinder.
(science and technology)
A set of two things that are identical or nearly so, or are designed to function as a unit.

## pair

To establish a wireless connection. See pairing and Bluetooth pairing.
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These tests are targeted at discovering errors due to pairwise interactions.
may execute a protocol for choosing from {a, b, c} that does not involve simply reading his choice off his pairwise preferences.
Subsequently this matrix is utilized as the reciprocal pairwise comparison matrix of AHP.
The three CNF encoding methods of AtMost-1 cardinality constraints considered in this paper are: pairwise, parallel counter, and sequential counter encoding methods [24].
The importance weighs of criteria is determined in the pairwise comparison manner.
m] [member of] C are the pairwise different complex numbers, then
Since [alpha] < [beta], these three polynomials are again pairwise compatible by (a) and (b) (and the basic fact the f(x) and xf(x) are compatible), and hence compatible, by Lemma 6.
The pairwise comparisons are made with respect to a criterion or sub criterion of the control hierarchy (Saaty, 1999).
For achieving the aim, the fuzzy ANP method is employed to obtain the relative weights of BOCR criteria but not the entire evaluation process to reduce the large number of pairwise comparison.

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