• (noun): A prominent status.
    Example: "A person of importance"
    Synonyms: grandness
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on importance:

The Continuum - Attack Factor / Defense Factor
... numbers used in this process are being kept hidden by the developers, however the relative importance of each factor in contributing to AF and DF can be seen below ... Factors in order of importance for AF STR/INT DEX then MOR then the "Roll" ... Factors in order of importance for DF CON WILL then SPD DEX then MOR then the "Roll" ...
Spotted Barb - Importance To Humans
... The spotted barb is of commercial importance in the aquarium trade and of minor importance in the fisheries industry ...
Monte Carlo Method In Statistical Physics - Importance Sampling
... to the integral? The answer is yes, using the Importance sampling technique ... where are the sampled values taking into account the importance probability ...
Leopold Matrix
... in to indicate the magnitude (from -10 to +10) and the importance (from 1 to 10) of the impact of each activity on each environmental factor ... Measurements of magnitude and importance tend to be related, but do not necessarily directly correlate ... terms of how much area is affected by the development and how badly, but importance is a more subjective measurement ...
Cross-entropy Method - Estimation Via Importance Sampling
... Using importance sampling this quantity can be estimated as, where is a random sample from ... For positive, the theoretically optimal importance sampling density (pdf)is given by ...

More definitions of "importance":

  • (noun): The quality of being important and worthy of note.
    Example: "The importance of a well-balanced diet"

Famous quotes containing the word importance:

    ... women especially seem to have very little idea of the importance of business time.
    Caroline Nichols Churchill (1833–?)

    When will the world learn that a million men are of no importance compared with one man?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    When we can begin to take our failures nonseriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
    Katherine Mansfield (1888–1923)