Definition of bimodal in English:

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bimodal

Pronunciation: /bʌɪˈməʊd(ə)l/

adjective

Having or involving two modes, in particular (of a statistical distribution) having two maxima.
Example sentences
  • We have studied how halothane molecules fluctuate between the two maxima of the bimodal distribution and we observed a different mechanism at low and high anesthetic concentrations.
  • At low concentrations, the transition between maxima of the bimodal distribution follows a hopping-between-maxima mechanism.
  • We predict that similar measurements of additional species will reveal a bimodal frequency distribution with the two peaks corresponding to alternative strategies.

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