one-tailed

adjective
\ ˈwən-ˈtāl(d) How to pronounce one-tailed (audio) \
variants: or less commonly one-tail \ ˈwən-​ˈtāl How to pronounce one-tail (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“One-tailed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/one-tailed. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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