the square root of the arithmetic mean of the squares of the numbers in a given set of numbers.
root mean square
the square root of the average of the squares of a set of numbers or quantities: the root mean square of 1, 2, and 4 is √[(1² + 2² + 4²)/3] = √7, rms
- Root mode
Synonym with wizard mode or “wheel mode”. Like these, it is often generalised to describe privileged states in systems other than operating systems. [Jargon File]
- Root node
mathematics, data In a tree, a node with no parents, but which typically has daughters. (1998-11-14)
- Root nodule
noun 1. a swelling on the root of a leguminous plant, such as the pea or clover, that contains bacteria of the genus Rhizobium, capable of nitrogen fixation
- Root normal form
(RNF) Head Normal Form in graph rewriting.