Definition of bell curve in English:

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bell curve


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A graph of a normal (Gaussian) distribution, with a large rounded peak tapering away at each end.
Example sentences
  • The second way to read pulses differently is to read the pulse wave as a sine curve rather than a bell curve.
  • In the meantime, the prevalence curve slowly changed and the area below the curve slowly grew so that later graphs I have seen, all tended to assume the appearance of a normal bell curve.
  • This is because the percentile scores are not equally distributed on the bell curve.

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Syllabification: bell curve

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