In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in statistics)sesgo masculino
- If there is no sex-ratio skew among nestlings, data regarding survival of hybrid males and females would be needed to explain the pattern noted by Bronson et al.
- The per capita income variable was log transformed to reduce positive skew.
- Although the variable of educational level was normally distributed in the sample, the variable of annual income showed a sharp positive skew.
- We used a log transformation for the alcohol problem index because of the strong positive skew of the variable.
- We see in the subsequent section that this fairly small skew from equal frequencies nonetheless yields a substantive potential for ‘nonstandard’ dynamical behavior.
2on the skew — al sesgo
- this hat should be worn on the skew — este sombrero se debe llevar ladeado
- The most important effect of the skew in angle is the raised plateau of entrance court created in the eastern corner.
1(twisted, crooked)torcidochueco América Latina
2(in statistics)(curve/distribution) sesgado
1(cause to curve)(line) torcer(ball) desviar
2(bias)to be skewed — estar sesgado
3(distort)(facts/results) presentar de manera sesgada
1to skew off course — desviarse
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