Associations to the word «Cunningham»

Wiktionary

CUNNINGHAM, proper noun. A Scottish habitational surname from a place in Ayrshire.
CUNNINGHAM, noun. (nautical) A downhaul located at the tack of a sail used for tightening the luff.
CUNNINGHAM CHAIN, noun. (math) A certain kind of sequence of prime numbers, with applications in cryptography.
CUNNINGHAM CHAIN, noun. A Cunningham chain of the first kind of length n is a sequence of prime numbers (p1,   ...,   pn) such that for all 1   ≤   i   <   n, pi+1   =   2pi   +   1.
CUNNINGHAM CHAIN, noun. A Cunningham chain of the second kind of length n is a sequence of prime numbers (p1,...,pn) such that for all 1   ≤   i   <   n, pi+1   =   2pi   −   1.
CUNNINGHAM CHAINS, noun. Plural of Cunningham chain

Dictionary definition

CUNNINGHAM, noun. United States dancer and choreographer (born in 1922).

Wise words

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