# discrepancy

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**discrepancy**— UK [dɪsˈkrepənsɪ] / US [dɪˈskrepənsɪ] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms discrepancy : singular discrepancy plural discrepancies a difference between things that should be the same a discrepancy between estimated and actual spending There… …12

**Discrepancy**— Discrepance Dis*crep ance (?; 277), Discrepancy Dis*crep an*cy, n.; pl. { ances}, { ancies}. [L. disrepantia: cf. OF. discrepance. See {Discrepant}.] The state or quality of being discrepant; disagreement; variance; discordance; dissimilarity;… …13

**discrepancy**— [[t]dɪskre̱pənsi[/t]] discrepancies N VAR: usu with supp, oft N between pl n, N in n If there is a discrepancy between two things that ought to be the same, there is a noticeable difference between them. ...the discrepancy between press and radio …14

**discrepancy**— noun /dɪsˈkrɛpənsi/ a) An inconsistency between facts or sentiments. They found a discrepancy between the first set of test results and the second, and theyre still trying to figure out why. b) The state or quality of being discrepant. Syn:… …15

**discrepancy**— dis|crep|an|cy [ dı skrepənsi ] noun count or uncount a difference between things that should be the same: There were some discrepancies in the statement he gave to the police. a discrepancy between estimated and actual spending …16

**discrepancy**— noun the discrepancy between the two sets of figures Syn: difference, disparity, variance, variation, deviation, divergence, disagreement, inconsistency, dissimilarity, mismatch, discordance, incompatibility, conflict Ant: correspondence …17

**discrepancy**— [dɪsˈkrepənsi] noun [C/U] a difference between things that should be the same a discrepancy between estimated and actual spending[/ex] …18

**Discrepancy of hypergraphs**— is an area of discrepancy theory. Contents 1 Hypergraph discrepancies in two colors 2 Theorems 2.1 Classic theorems 3 Major open problems …19

**Discrepancy function**— A discrepancy function is a mathematical function which describes how closely a structural model conforms to observed data. Larger values of the discrepancy function indicate a poor fit of the model to data. In general, the parameter estimates… …20

**Discrepancy theory**— In mathematics, discrepancy theory describes the deviation of a situation from the state one would like it to be. It is also called theory of irregularities of distribution. This refers to the theme of classical discrepancy theory, namely… …