Meaning of KURTOSIS in English

KURTOSIS

n.

Pronunciation: ( ˌ )k ə r- ' t ō -s ə s

Function: noun

Etymology: Greek kyrt ō sis convexity, from kyrtos convex ― more at CURVE

Date: 1905

: the peakedness or flatness of the graph of a frequency distribution especially with respect to the concentration of values near the mean as compared with the normal distribution

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