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Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Business and Management.

A characteristic of a product or service that can be measured by a rating having only two possible states, e.g. good or bad, acceptable or not acceptable, etc. Compare variable.

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attribute

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 28 words.

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A minimal characteristic of an artefact such that it cannot be further subdivided; attributes commonly studied include aspects of

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attribute

Edited by Peter Murray, Linda Murray and Tom Devonshire Jones.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 485 words.

Most of the prophets, patriarchs, and the earlier saints have attributes or symbols—a sort of visual shorthand—by which they may

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attribute

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Used in the Hypertext Markup Language to modify the effect of a tag. For example, the FONT tag can be modified by a SIZE attribute which changes the default size of text expressed in that...

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attribute

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

A symbolic or decorative object conventionally associated with a given individual or activity. For example, in Roman mythology the peacock is the traditional attribute of Juno, the chief...

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terrain attribute

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 87 words.

A quality in the landscape. Primary terrain attributes can be computed directly from topographic data and secondary terrain attributes combine

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separable attribute

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

An attribute that is not inherent in a phenomenon, inasmuch as the phenomenon can occur or exist without the attribute. For example, frequency (1) is a separable attribute of sound, because...

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integral attribute

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

An attribute that is inherent in a phenomenon, without which the phenomenon cannot occur or exist. For example, amplitude is an integral attribute of any sound, because without amplitude...

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attribute grammar

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A context-free grammar that has been augmented with attribute evaluation rules or conditions enabling non-context-free aspects of a language to be specified. Associated with each symbol of...

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Thirteen Attributes

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

Based on Exodus 34.6–7, rabbinic tradition refers to God’s thirteen attributes (middot) of mercy. Commentators are not unanimous regarding the precise nature of these attributes and the...

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bundled attributes

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

Attributes of a graphical output primitive that are defined in a device-dependent table pointed at by an index associated with the primitive.

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