boxcar function

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EtymologyEdit

The graph resembles a rectangular boxcar on a railway line.

NounEdit

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A graphical representation of a boxcar function.

boxcar function (plural boxcar functions)

  1. (mathematics) Any function whose value is zero except for a finite part of its argument for which it has a constant non-zero value

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Last modified on 17 June 2013, at 23:10