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.
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How to use histogram in a sentence
The researchers plotted the data, gathered for a slice of each wreck, on a histogram.Analyze This: Shipwrecks provide a home for bottom-dwelling fish | Carolyn Wilke | December 4, 2020 | Science News For Students
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.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
A histogram showing the distribution of these in total cost is given in Figure 13.On-Line Data-Acquisition Systems in Nuclear Physics, 1969 | H. W. Fulbright et al.
The shape of the histogram (Fig. 5) indicates that some breeding for which records are lacking occurs earlier in May.The Breeding Birds of Kansas | Richard F. Johnston
Eighty-eight records of breeding from northwestern Kansas make a histogram almost exactly duplicating the one from Cloud County.The Breeding Birds of Kansas | Richard F. Johnston
If it turns out to be spam, you adjust the "spam" histogram accordingly.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for histogram
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
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