English-Finnish translations for gradient

  • gradientti
  • kaltevuus
    Pinnan kaltevuuden jyrkkyyttä kuvataan kulmakertoimen arvolla.Tasakatoissa ei ole veden valumiseen tarvittavaa kaltevuutta.
  • liukuväri
  • pengerrys
  • rinne
    En jää puolitiehen, vaikka rinne muuttuisi jyrkäksi; on pidettävä yllä kohtuullista tahtia, jotta pääsee huipulle. I do not stop halfway, even when the route turns into a slope or a gradient; one must keep up a reasonable pace to get to the summit. Vaaran rinteellä kasvaa komea kuusikko, oikeita mastokuusiaTuossa rinteessä on pari pahtaa

Definition of gradient

  • A slope or incline
  • Of a function ''y'= ''f'or the graph of such a function, the rate of change of ''y'with respect to ''x''
    that is, the amount by which ''y'changes for a certain change in ''x'
    equivalently, the inclination to the X axis of the tangent to the curve of the graph
  • A differential operator that maps each point of a scalar field to a vector pointed in the direction of the greatest rate of change of the scalar. Notation for a scalar field φ: ∇&phi
  • Moving by steps; walking
  • Rising or descending by regular degrees of inclination
  • Adapted for walking, as the feet of certain birds

Examples

  • gradient automata
  • the gradient line of a railroad

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