bell-shaped

adjective
\ ˈbel-ˌshāpt How to pronounce bell-shaped (audio) \

Definition of bell-shaped

1 : shaped like a bell
2 : relating to or being a normal curve or a normal distribution

First Known Use of bell-shaped

1744, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Bell-shaped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bell-shaped. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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