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Peak vs Choose - What's the difference?

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In mathematics|lang=en terms the difference between peak and choose

is that peak is (mathematics) a local maximum of a function, eg for sine waves, each point at which the value of y is at its maximum while choose is (mathematics) the binomial coefficient of the previous and following number.

As nouns the difference between peak and choose

is that peak is a point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the peak, or front, of a cap while choose is (dialectal|or|obsolete) the act of choosing; selection.

As verbs the difference between peak and choose

is that peak is to reach a highest degree or maximum or peak can be to become sick or wan or peak can be while choose is to pick; to make the choice of; to select.

As a conjunction choose is

(mathematics) the binomial coefficient of the previous and following number.

peak

English

(wikipedia peak)

Etymology 1

Noun

(en noun)
• A point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the peak, or front, of a cap.
• The highest value reached by some quantity in a time period.
• The stock market reached a peak in September 1929.
• * 2012 October 23, David Leonhardt, "[http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/24/us/politics/race-for-president-leaves-income-slump-in-shadows.html?_r=1&hp]," New York Times (retrieved 24 October 2012):
• By last year, family income was 8 percent lower than it had been 11 years earlier, at its peak in 2000, according to inflation-adjusted numbers from the Census Bureau.
• (geography) The top, or one of the tops, of a hill, mountain, or range, ending in a point; often, the whole hill or mountain, especially when isolated; as, the Peak of Teneriffe.
• (nautical) The upper aftermost corner of a fore-and-aft sail; -- used in many combinations; as, peak-halyards, peak-brails, etc.
• (nautical) The narrow part of a vessel's bow, or the hold within it.
• (nautical) The extremity of an anchor fluke; the bill.
• (mathematics) A local maximum of a function, e.g. for sine waves, each point at which the value of y is at its maximum.
Derived terms
* peakless * peaklike * peakwise

Verb

(en verb)
• To reach a highest degree or maximum.
• Historians argue about when the Roman Empire began to peak and ultimately decay.
• To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak.
• * Holland
• There peaketh up a mighty high mount.
* culminate
* off-peak

Etymology 2

Verb

(en verb)
• To become sick or wan.
• To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look thin or sickly.
• * Shakespeare
• Dwindle, peak , and pine.
• To pry; to peep slyly.
• (Shakespeare)

(en verb)
• choose

English

(Choice)

* chuse

Etymology 1

From (etyl) (m), (m), from (etyl) .

Verb

• To pick; to make the choice of; to select.
• :
• *
• *:The Batâ€”they called him the Bat. Like a bat he chose the night hours for his work of rapine; like a bat he struck and vanished, pouncingly, noiselessly; like a bat he never showed himself to the face of the day.
• To elect.
• :
• To decide to act in a certain way.
• :
• To wish; to desire; to prefer.
• *(Oliver Goldsmith) (1730-1774)
• *:The landlady now returned to know if we did not choose a more genteel apartment.
• Usage notes
* This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive . See

Conjunction

(English Conjunctions)
• (mathematics) The binomial coefficient of the previous and following number.
• The number of distinct subsets of size ''k'' from a set of size ''n'' is $\tbinom nk$ or "''n'' choose ''k''".

Etymology 2

From (etyl) (m), (m), (m), from (etyl) .

Noun

(chooses)
• (dialectal, or, obsolete) The act of choosing; selection.
• (dialectal, or, obsolete) The power, right, or privilege of choosing; election.
• (dialectal, or, obsolete) Scope for choice.

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