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noun as in vague notion

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This, in effect, makes the “deep learning” neural network not so sure about the importance of the idiosyncrasies of the training set, and more likely to focus on generalities that will end up working better in the real world.

It’s a test you can devise at this level of generality only by thinking in terms of constructor-theoretic principles.

The extreme generality of the Erdős-Faber-Lovász conjecture makes it challenging to prove.

Legg refers to this type of generality as “one-algorithm,” versus the “one-brain” generality humans have.

The big difference with this new robot scientist is its generality.

The public should know how particular surveillance programs work, at least at a high level of generality.

In the eighth line we have “bells” seven times repeated in all—bells being taken in their utmost generality, viz., musical action.

THE generality of naturalists are of opinion that the perfume called civet, or musk, is furnished only by one species of animals.

The tale-tellers and the gossips—for they exist here as in the generality of sacred places—are distributed in various directions.

The seats are disposed in six parallel ranges, and the generality are quite good enough for anybody.

He thrives very well, like the generality of parsons, and will be a long liver if careful.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to generality, such as: generalization, abstraction, half-truth, law, observation, and principle.

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