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**"Gaussian"**of or pertaining to Gauss{2}; as, a Gaussian distribution.

Refers to the normal distribution; phenomena whose events are "normally" distributed are "Gaussian" distributed. This is the most common distribution encountered in physical processes.

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Software package for quantum chemical calculations that emphasizes use of Gaussian basis functions.

A popular package in the ab initio software industry is by Gaussian Inc ( 13). The name refers to the common use of gaussian functions as basis functions in quantum chemistry.

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