critical ratio

[ krit-i-kuhl rey-shoh, ‐rey-shee-oh ]

  1. a ratio associated with the probability of a sample, usually the ratio of the deviation from the mean to the standard deviation: The critical ratios were created by dividing the skewness by the standard error values for each variable.

Origin of critical ratio

First recorded in 1910–15

Words Nearby critical ratio Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023