What is attribute?

  • (verb): Decide as to where something belongs in a scheme.
    Synonyms: assign
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on attribute, attributes:

Moose (Perl) - Features - Attributes
... An attribute is a property of the class that defines it ... An attribute always has a name, and it may have a number of other defining characteristics ... An attribute's characteristics may include a read/write flag, a type, accessor method names, delegations, a default value and lazy initialization ...
Attribute - Mathematics
... Attribute set, in a Relational model Attribute name, in Relational algebra A characteristic of a variable ...
Czech Word Order - Attribute - Appositional Adjuncts
... Attributes that are not in the grammatical accordance with the superior nouns are usually postpositional, i.e ... Such attributes keep their grammatical form regardless of the noun declension časování sloves – verb conjugation, conjugation of verbs (conjugation ...
Against The Darkness - Mechanics
... three different die types (d4, d6, and d8) to four attributes ... The attributes all have Latin names Corpus (Body), Mentus (Mind), Spiritus (Spirit), and Fidelis (Faith) ... The d4 is assigned to the weakest attribute ...
Attribute Hierarchy Method - Reporting The Results - Reporting Cognitive Diagnostic Results Using The AHM
... it supports individualized diagnostic score reporting using the attribute probability results ... have not only a total score but also detailed information about what cognitive attributes were measured by the test and the degree to which the examinees have mastered these cognitive attributes ... diagnostic information is directly linked to the attribute descriptions, individualized for each student, and easily presented ...

More definitions of "attribute":

  • (noun): A construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.
    Synonyms: property, dimension
  • (noun): An abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity.

Famous quotes containing the word attribute:

    I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
    Jerome K. Jerome (1859–1927)

    In truth, knowledge is a great and very useful quality; those who despise it give evidence enough of their stupidity. Yet I do not set its value at that extreme measure that some attribute to it.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    If Los Angeles has been called “the capital of crackpots” and “the metropolis of isms,” the native Angeleno can not fairly attribute all of the city’s idiosyncrasies to the newcomer—at least not so long as he consults the crystal ball for guidance in his business dealings and his wife goes shopping downtown in beach pajamas.
    —For the State of California, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)