Definition of standard deviation in English:

standard deviation

Syllabification: stand·ard de·vi·a·tion


  • A quantity calculated to indicate the extent of deviation for a group as a whole.
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    • Average values and standard deviations were then calculated for each of the compounds in the experiment.
    • If no standard deviations were reported then we used the average standard deviation for all the remaining studies.
    • Mean values and standard deviations were calculated for all variables.

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