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one-tailed Syllabification: one-tailed
Pronunciation: /ˈwənˌtāld/

Definition of one-tailed in English:


Denoting a test for deviation from the null hypothesis in one direction only.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, we performed what is analogous to a one-tailed test with the null hypothesis that occupancy rate and pf of territories were correlated using an information-theoretic approach.
  • The data were analyzed for statistical significance with a one-tailed binomial test with = 0.05.
  • Because the effects of specialization on taxonomic diversity are uncertain, we performed one-tailed tests in the direction of decreased species diversity and then repeated the tests in the direction of increased species diversity.
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