# normal curve

*normal curve*on Thesaurus.com

a bell curve showing a particular distribution of probability over the values of a random variable.

## Origin of normal curve

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- Also called Gaussian curve, probability curve .

## Words Nearby normal curve

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## How to use normal curve in a sentence

The heavy line represents the smoothed or

*normal curve*, deduced from eighteen years' statistics and calculated for the year 1908.The Dollar Hen | Milo M. HastingsNow, it can readily be seen that this

*normal curve*may also be considered the expectancy curve—if the wind has no effect.Hence we have called our curve of illumination the "

*normal curve*."

## British Dictionary definitions for normal curve

statistics a symmetrical bell-shaped curve representing the probability density function of a normal distribution. The area of a vertical section of the curve represents the probability that the random variable lies between the values which delimit the section

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