analysis of variance

noun phrase

: analysis of variation in an experimental outcome and especially of a statistical variance in order to determine the contributions of given factors or variables to the variance

Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of analysis of variance was in 1918

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“Analysis of variance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/analysis%20of%20variance. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

analysis of variance

noun
: analysis of variation in an experimental outcome and especially of a statistical variance in order to determine the contributions of given factors or variables to the variance
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