nonparametric

[ non-par-uh-me-trik ]
/ ˌnɒn pær əˈmɛ trɪk /

adjective Statistics.

(of a test or method) not requiring assertions about parameters or about the form of the underlying distribution.

Nearby words

  1. nonofficial,
  2. nonoperational,
  3. nonorthodox,
  4. nonosteogenic fibroma,
  5. nonoxynol-9,
  6. nonparametric statistics,
  7. nonpareil,
  8. nonparous,
  9. nonparticipant,
  10. nonparticipating

Origin of nonparametric

1940–45; non- + parametric

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