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normal curve

noun, Statistics.
1.
a bell-shaped curve showing a particular distribution of probability over the values of a random variable.
Origin of normal curve
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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normal curve

noun
1.
(statistics) a symmetrical bell-shaped curve representing the probability density function of a normal distribution. The area of a vertical section of the curve represents the probability that the random variable lies between the values which delimit the section
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