Lexique scientifique transdisciplinaire


Résultats anglais
advantage (nom)
Sens 1 : a factor or circumstance of benefit to its possessor. [source : MW]
Équivalent(s) : avantage:1, profit:1
Contextes :
  • The second advantage is that the documentary record provided both temporal and functional control for archaeological excavations at the washing place (South 1977: 125).
  • The advantage of this scheme, known as “topological quantum computing,” is that the non-local state space is impervious to local perturbations, so the qubit encoded there is “topologically” protected from errors.
  • The services provided are just as effective as those provided by wire-based systems (voice, Internet, video link), with the added advantage of being able to provide a mobile service within a limited area for a fairly minimal initial investment.
Sens 2 : a benefit, a gain. [source : MW]
Équivalent(s) : avantage:2
Contextes :
  • This comparative advantage gave producers a strong negotiating position in debates about regulation.
  • As such, new mechanisms could gain reproductive advantage through their impact on primary need satisfaction and the functional outcomes it promotes.
  • The most distinctive advantage compared to the object insertion is the portability.
Sens 3 : the superiority of position or condition. [source : D'après MW]
Équivalent(s) : avantage:3
Contextes :
  • Having an architecture of class properties has many advantages for a programmer.
  • One of the primary advantages of the HIP process is its ability to create near-net shapes that require little machining.
  • Therefore, there are fewer advantages of P2P file-sharing in Vietnam than in developed countries.
advantageous (adj)
Sens 1 : providing or conferring advantage; profitable, beneficial; opportune, favourable. [source : OED]
Contextes :
  • The Pomaks took the authority on themselves to define rules of realizing landownership, which would be more advantageous to them than what the border commission had decided.
  • Such index measures are advantageous because they are easily compared across numerous contexts; however they provide little information on the actual faunal compositions of the contexts they are comparing.
  • The reaction in supercritical CO2 was also advantageous in terms of product separation from the reaction media.
disadvantage (nom)
Sens 1 : something that causes problems and tends to stop someone or something from succeeding or making progress. [source : OAAD]