skew distribution

noun

: an unsymmetrical frequency distribution having the mode at a different value from the mean

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of skew distribution was circa 1931

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“Skew distribution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skew%20distribution. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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