secular englannista suomeksi
Happening once in an age or century.
Continuing over a long period of time, long-term.
2005, Alpha Chiang and Kevin Wainwright, ''Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics'' (4th ed.), McGraw-Hill International, p. 501
- In this event, the s\phi(k) curve in Fig. 15.5 will be subject to a secular upward shift, resulting in successively higher intersections with the \lambda k ray and also in larger values of \bar k.
(RQ:Conrad Heart of Darkness)
2003, E. T. Jaynes, ''Probability Theory: The Logic of Science'', Cambridge University Press, pages 234–235:
- Laplace (1749–1827) "saved the world" by using probability theory to estimate the parameters accurately enough to show that the drift of Jupiter was not secular after all; the observations at hand had covered only a fraction of a cycle of an oscillation with a period of about 880 years.
Unperturbed over time.
2000, S. A. Dikanov, ''Two-dimensional ESEEM Spectroscopy'', in ''New Advances in Analytical Chemistry'' (Atta-ur-Rahman, ed.), page 539
- ''The secular A and nonsecular B parts of hyperfine interaction for any particular frequencies να and νβ are derived from eqn.(21) by ...''
(RQ:Burke Revolution in France)