[ hahy-per-jee-uh-me-trik, hahy- ]
/ ˈhaɪ pərˌdʒi əˈmɛ trɪk, ˌhaɪ- /
a system of probabilities associated with finding a specified number of elements, as 5 white balls, from a given number of elements, as 10 balls, chosen from a set containing 2 kinds of elements of known quantity, as 15 white balls and 20 black balls.
Is There Such A Thing As A True Synonym?Thesauruses present a catalog of synonyms from which we may pick and choose words to put into our writing, but a thesaurus used alone is a very bad thing because there is no such thing as a true synonym. Every word has its particular place in the language.
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