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skew

Pronunciation: /skjuː/

Translation of skew in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 c and u (in statistics) sesgo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • We see in the subsequent section that this fairly small skew from equal frequencies nonetheless yields a substantive potential for ‘nonstandard’ dynamical behavior.
    • If there is no sex-ratio skew among nestlings, data regarding survival of hybrid males and females would be needed to explain the pattern noted by Bronson et al.
    • Although the variable of educational level was normally distributed in the sample, the variable of annual income showed a sharp positive skew.
    1.2on the skew al sesgo this hat should be worn on the skew este sombrero se debe llevar ladeado
    Example sentences
    • The most important effect of the skew in angle is the raised plateau of entrance court created in the eastern corner.

adjective/adjetivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (cause to curve) [line] torcer*; [ball] desviar* 1.2 (bias) to be skewed estar* sesgado 1.3 (distort) [facts/results] presentar de manera sesgada

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • to skew off course desviarse*

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