Definition of unimodal in English:


Line breaks: uni|modal
Pronunciation: /ˌjuːnɪˈməʊd(ə)l


  • 1Having or involving one mode.
  • 1.1(Of a statistical distribution) having one maximum.
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    • Both distributions are unimodal and resemble Gaussian distributions.
    • Close to the onset temperature of the gel-to-fluid transition, at 302 K the distribution is unimodal and the maximum is located at cluster size S = 1.
    • In contrast, an exponentially growing population has a smooth unimodal distribution approaching a Poisson distribution.

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