two-tailed

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

Definition of two-tailed

: being a statistical test for which the critical region consists of all values of the test statistic greater than a given value plus the values less than another given value — compare one-tailed

First Known Use of two-tailed

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Two-tailed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two-tailed. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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