curve fitting

noun Statistics.
  1. the determination of a curve that fits a specified set of points: The method of least squares is commonly used for curve fitting.

Origin of curve fitting

First recorded in 1920–25
Related formscurve-fit·ting, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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