logistic curve

noun

Definition of logistic curve

: an S-shaped curve that represents an exponential function and is used in mathematical models of growth processes

First Known Use of logistic curve

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Logistic curve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/logistic%20curve. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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