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probit Syllabification: prob·it
Pronunciation: /ˈpräbət/

Definition of probit in English:

noun

Statistics
A unit of probability based on deviation from the mean of a standard distribution.
Example sentences
  • They estimated the parameters of the model using a generalized linear model with a binomial error distribution and a probit link function.
  • This distribution forms the base for the probit model, which is the model is used here.
  • For example, cumulative per cent germination is probit transformed and then paired with the temperature-time at which the probit was observed.

Origin

1930s: from prob(ability un)it.

Words that rhyme with probit

Cobbett, gobbet, hobbit, obit

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