predictor

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pre·dict

 (prĭ-dĭkt′)
v. pre·dict·ed, pre·dict·ing, pre·dicts
v.tr.
To state, tell about, or make known in advance, especially on the basis of special knowledge: predicted an active hurricane season because of warmer ocean-surface temperatures.
v.intr.
To foretell something.

[Latin praedīcere, praedict- : prae-, pre- + dīcere, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

pre·dict′a·bil′i·ty n.
pre·dict′a·ble adj.
pre·dict′a·bly adv.
pre·dic′tive adj.
pre·dic′tive·ly adv.
pre·dic′tor n.
Synonyms: predict, call, forecast, foretell, prognosticate
These verbs mean to tell about something in advance of its occurrence by means of special knowledge or inference: predict an eclipse; couldn't call the outcome of the game; forecasting the weather; foretold events that would happen; prognosticating a rebellion.

predictor

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predicter

n
1. a person or thing that predicts
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) an instrument, used in conjunction with an anti-aircraft gun, that determines the speed, distance, height, and direction of hostile aircraft
3. (Statistics) statistics a more modern term for independent variable
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.predictor - someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)predictor - someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)
astrologer, astrologist - someone who predicts the future by the positions of the planets and sun and Moon
fortune teller, fortuneteller - a person who foretells your personal future
illusionist, seer, visionary - a person with unusual powers of foresight
2.predictor - information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events; "the weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance"
information - knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
3.predictor - a computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival
ack-ack, ack-ack gun, antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, pom-pom, flack, flak - artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
Translations

predictor

[prɪˈdɪktəʳ] Nindicador m

predictor

[prɪˈdɪktər] n (= indication) → indicateur m

predictor

n (= indication)Anzeichen nt(of für); opinion polls are an unreliable predictor of election outcomesUmfragen können Wahlergebnisse nicht zuverlässig voraussagen
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