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# histogram

[ **his**-t*uh*-gram ]

## noun

*Statistics.*

- a graph of a frequency distribution in which rectangles with bases on the horizontal axis are given widths equal to the class intervals and heights equal to the corresponding frequencies.

histogram

/ ˈhɪstəˌɡræm /

## noun

- a statistical graph that represents the frequency of values of a quantity by vertical rectangles of varying heights and widths. The width of the rectangles is in proportion to the class interval under consideration, and their areas represent the relative frequency of the phenomenon in question See also stem-and-leaf diagram

## Word History and Origins

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## Word History and Origins

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## Example Sentences

The researchers plotted the data, gathered for a slice of each wreck, on a histogram.

This is called a "word frequency histogram" and it tells you what the probability is that any bag of words is likely to be spam.

A histogram showing the distribution of these in total cost is given in Figure 13.

The shape of the histogram (Fig. 5) indicates that some breeding for which records are lacking occurs earlier in May.

Eighty-eight records of breeding from northwestern Kansas make a histogram almost exactly duplicating the one from Cloud County.

If it turns out to be spam, you adjust the "spam" histogram accordingly.

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