Meaning of KURTOSIS in English

KURTOSIS

[ kə:'təʊsɪs ]

■ noun Statistics the sharpness of the peak of a frequency-distribution curve.

Origin

early 20th cent.: from Gk kurtōsis 'bulge', from kurtos 'bulging, convex'.

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