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Degree Definition/Meaning:

1. of a vertex of a graph. The number of edges incident with the vertex, i.e. that emanate from that vertex. In a directed graph, the indegree is the number of edges entering a vertex while the outdegree is the number leaving a vertex.

2. of a node in a tree. The number of children of that node, i.e. the number of subtrees rooted at that node. More correctly, this is the outdegree of the node.

3. of a tree. The maximum degree of all the nodes in the tree.

4. of a polynomial. See polynomial equation.

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 Deadlock Deadly Embrace (deadlock) Debouncing Debugging Debug Tool (debugger) DEC Decade Counter Decay Time of a Pulse Decidable Decision Gate Decision Problem Decision Procedure (effective procedure) Decision Support System Decision Table Decision Tree Deck Declaration Declarative Languages (nonprocedural languages) Decoder Decoder/Demultiplexer Decoder/Driver Decoder Error Decoding Decollator Decompiler Decomposition Deconvolution Decryption Dedicated Defect Skipping Deferred Addressing Deferred Approach to the Limit (Richardson extrapolation) Deflation Degree Delay Differential Equations Delay Line Delete Deletion Delimiter Delta PCM (∆PCM) Demand Paging Demand Reading, Writing Demodulator De Morgan's Laws Demultiplexer Dendrogram Denial of Service (interdiction) Denotational Semantics Density Denumerable Set Deposit Depth Depth-Balanced Depth-First Search Deque Derivation Sequence Derivation Tree Descendant of a Node Descriptor Destructive Read-Out (DRO) Determinant Deterministic Deterministic Language Deterministic Turing Machine

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