One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A law relating two variables one of which varies (directly or inversely) as the square of the other.See also inverse square law
- ‘If we replace Newton's Inverse square law with an inverse tube law then solar systems and atoms fall apart.’
- ‘There cannot be a Biology teacher who hasn't invoked giant spiders and the impossibility of such when explaining the cube square law to their pupils.’
- ‘Networks that support the construction of communicating groups create value that scales exponentially with network size, i.e. much more rapidly than Metcalfe's square law.’
- ‘Furthermore, attempts to test Lanchester's models with data from human warfare generally do not support the square law even where concentrated attacks are possible.’
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