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distribution function

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noun Statistics.
  1. (of any random variable) the function that assigns to each number the probability that the random variable takes a value less than or equal to the given number.
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Origin of distribution function

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for distribution function

distribution function

noun
  1. short for cumulative distribution function
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