(in the statistical test of a hypothesis) the maximum probability of a Type I error for all distributions consistent with the null hypothesis.
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- signet ring,
- signet-ring cell,
- signet-ring cell carcinoma,
- significance test,
- significant digits,
- significant figures
Origin of significance level
First recorded in 1945–50
Also called level of significance.
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