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normal distribution

Line breaks: nor¦mal dis¦tri|bu¦tion

Definition of normal distribution in English:

noun

Statistics
A function that represents the distribution of many random variables as a symmetrical bell-shaped graph.
Example sentences
  • For a profession whose statistical underpinnings in empirical research are most comfortably based on normal distributions, this skewed distribution begs investigation.
  • Two qualities of a normal distribution graph are skinny ‘tails’ and perfect symmetry.
  • None of the histograms suggest multimodal distributions and tests of normality indicate normal distributions.

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