uni·​var·​i·​ate | \ ˌyü-ni-ˈver-ē-ət How to pronounce univariate (audio) \

Definition of univariate

: characterized by or depending on only one random variable a univariate linear model

Examples of univariate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The effect of blowing vs. not blowing candles out on bacterial counts in the frosting was determined using the proc univariate command of SAS (2010) to obtain mean, median, range and standard deviation. Debbi Baker, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Study: Blowing out birthday candles makes for bacteria-frosted cakes," 31 July 2017

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First Known Use of univariate

1928, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of univariate was in 1928

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“Univariate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/univariate. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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