Share this entry
probit Line breaks: pro¦bit
Pronunciation: /ˈprɒbɪt/

Definition of probit in English:


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.


1930s: from prob(ability un)it.

Words that rhyme with probit

Cobbett, gobbet, hobbit, obit
Definition of probit in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources