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outlier

noun out·li·er \-ˌlī(-ə)r\

Definition of OUTLIER

1
:  a person whose residence and place of business are at a distance
2
:  something (as a geological feature) that is situated away from or classed differently from a main or related body
3
:  a statistical observation that is markedly different in value from the others of the sample

First Known Use of OUTLIER

1676

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

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