distribution function


noun Statistics.

(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.

Nearby words

  1. distributee,
  2. distributer,
  3. distribution,
  4. distribution channel,
  5. distribution curve,
  6. distributional,
  7. distributism,
  8. distributive,
  9. distributive bargaining,
  10. distributive education

Origin of distribution function

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for distribution function

distribution function

noun

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