two-tailed

adjective

statistics (of a significance test) concerned with the hypothesis that an observed value of a sampling statistic differs significantly from a given value, where an error in either direction is relevant: for instance, in testing the fairness of scales, an inspector will seek to exclude both overweight and underweight goodsCompare one-tailed

Nearby words

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  2. two-step exercise test,
  3. two-stroke,
  4. two-stroke cycle,
  5. two-suiter,
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  7. two-thirds rule,
  8. two-tier,
  9. two-time,
  10. two-time loser

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