normal curve

noun
plural normal curves

Definition of normal curve

: the symmetrical bell-shaped curve of a normal distribution : bell curve

Examples of normal curve in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When unemployment shot up from 4.6% in 2007 to 10% in 2009, the normal curve predicted deep deflation. Neel Kashkari, WSJ, 21 May 2018

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First Known Use of normal curve

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of normal curve was in 1894

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“Normal curve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/normal%20curve. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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