Translation of skew in Spanish:

skew

sesgo, n.

Pronunciation: /skjuː//skju/

noun

  • 1

    (in statistics)
    sesgo masculine
    • The per capita income variable was log transformed to reduce positive skew.
    • We see in the subsequent section that this fairly small skew from equal frequencies nonetheless yields a substantive potential for ‘nonstandard’ dynamical behavior.
    • We used a log transformation for the alcohol problem index because of the strong positive skew of the variable.
    • 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.
    • Although the variable of educational level was normally distributed in the sample, the variable of annual income showed a sharp positive skew.
    • The most important effect of the skew in angle is the raised plateau of entrance court created in the eastern corner.
  • 2

    on the skew al sesgo
    • this hat should be worn on the skew este sombrero se debe llevar ladeado

adjective

  • 1

    (twisted, crooked)
    torcido
    chueco Latin America
  • 2

    (in statistics)
    (curve/distribution) sesgado

transitive verb

  • 1

    (cause to curve)
    (line) torcer
    (ball) desviar
  • 2

    (bias)
    to be skewed estar sesgado
  • 3

    (distort)
    (facts/results) presentar de manera sesgada

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to skew off course desviarse