central tendency


central tendency

noun

Definition of CENTRAL TENDENCY

:  the degree of clustering of the values of a statistical distribution that is usually measured by the arithmetic mean, mode, or median

First Known Use of CENTRAL TENDENCY

circa 1928

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: central time
Previous Word in the Dictionary: central symmetry
All Words Near: central tendency

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up central tendency? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More