Definition of confidence limit in English:

confidence limit

Syllabification: con·fi·dence lim·it

noun

Statistics
  • Either of the extreme values of a confidence interval.
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    • The confidence limit gives the 5th and 95th percentiles of the distribution of all realized inferences.
    • To be conservative, the upper-bound confidence limit was estimated from the upper bound of the numerator and the lower bound of the denominator and the lower-bound confidence limit was estimated vice versa.
    • However, the lower confidence limit for sensitivity of the criteria was 89 percent, which has been considered too low to be acceptable for general use of the five criteria.

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