one-tailed

adjective \ ˈwən-ˈtāl(d) \
variants: or less commonly one-tail play \ˈwən-ˈtāl\

Definition of one-tailed

:being a statistical test for which the critical region consists of all values of the test statistic greater than a given value or less than a given value but not both — compare two-tailed

First Known Use of one-tailed

1942


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