[fawr-hwee-ling, -wee-, fohr-] /ˈfɔrˈʰwi lɪŋ, -ˈwi-, ˈfoʊr-/
traveling in a vehicle using .
- Fractal dimension
mathematics A common type of fractal dimension is the Hausdorff-Besicovich Dimension, but there are several different ways of computing fractal dimension. Fractal dimension can be calculated by taking the limit of the quotient of the log change in object size and the log change in measurement scale, as the measurement scale approaches zero. The differences […]
- Fractal compression
algorithm A technique for encoding images using fractals. Yuval Fisher’s fractal image compression site (http://inls.ucsd.edu/y/Fractals/). [Summary?] (1998-03-27)
[frak-tid] /ˈfræk tɪd/ adjective, Obsolete. 1. broken; having a part displaced.
[frak-shuh n] /ˈfræk ʃən/ noun 1. Mathematics. 2. Chemistry. (in a volatile mixture) a component whose range of boiling point temperatures allows it to be separated from other components by fractionation. 3. a part as distinct from the whole of anything; portion or section: The meeting started with a fraction of us present. 4. a […]
[frak-shuh-nl] /ˈfræk ʃə nl/ adjective 1. pertaining to ; comprising a part or the parts of a unit; constituting a : fractional numbers. 2. comparatively small; inconsiderable or insignificant: The profit on the deal was fractional. 3. Chemistry. of or noting a process, as distillation, crystallization, or oxidation, by which the component substances of a […]