gain


gain
- steady-state response gain

Mechanics glossary. 2013.

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  • Gain — Gain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gained} (g[=a]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Gaining}.] [From gain, n. but. prob. influenced by F. gagner to earn, gain, OF. gaaignier to cultivate, OHG. weidin[=o]n, weidinen to pasture, hunt, fr. weida pasturage, G. weide,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gain — (g[=a]n), n. [OE. gain, gein, ga[yogh]hen, gain, advantage, Icel. gagn; akin to Sw. gagn, Dan. gavn, cf. Goth. gageigan to gain. The word was prob. influenced by F. gain gain, OF. gaain. Cf. {Gain}, v. t.] 1. That which is gained, obtained, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gain — Gain, v. i. To have or receive advantage or profit; to acquire gain; to grow rich; to advance in interest, health, or happiness; to make progress; as, the sick man gains daily. [1913 Webster] Thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbors by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gain — ist das englische Wort für Verstärkung (Physik), wird in der Technik verwendet die Eingangsverstärkung, etwa bei einem Mischpult oder Gitarrenverstärker der Gain (Mawddach), Quellfluss des Mawddach in Wales eine Namensvariante der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gain — Gain, a. [OE. gein, gain, good, near, quick; cf. Icel. gegn ready, serviceable, and gegn, adv., against, opposite. Cf. {Ahain}.] Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy; profitable; cheap; respectable. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GAIN — may refer to: * Gain advertising network, a media marketing software of the Claria Corporation *GAIN Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, an NGO mobilizing public private partnerships to fight malnutrition *German Academic International… …   Wikipedia

  • Gain — Gain, n. [Cf. W. gan a mortise.] (Arch.) A square or beveled notch cut out of a girder, binding joist, or other timber which supports a floor beam, so as to receive the end of the floor beam. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gain — (Kain), strategisch wichtige, aber verfallene Stadt in der pers. Provinz Chorasan, mit weiten Ringmauern, aber nur ca. 4000 meist tatar. Einwohnern, beherrscht mehrere Straßen nach Afghanistan. Fabriziert werden Teppiche und Seidenstickereien,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gain — For other uses, see Gain (disambiguation). In electronics, gain is a measure of the ability of a circuit (often an amplifier) to increase the power or amplitude of a signal from the input to the output. It is usually defined as the mean ratio of… …   Wikipedia

  • GAIN — s. m. Profit, bénéfice, lucre. Gain considérable. Petit gain. Gain médiocre. Gain illicite. Gain honnête. Travailler pour le gain. Faire à moitié de gain. Entrer avec quelqu un dans une affaire à moitié de gain et de perte. À perte et à gain.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • GAIN — n. m. Profit que l’on tire d’une entreprise, d’un travail, d’un commerce, d’une vente, etc. Gain considérable. Gain médiocre. Gain illicite. Gain honnête. Travailler pour le gain. Vivre de son gain. Il est âpre au gain. L’amour du gain. L’appât… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)


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