Meaning of KURTOSIS in English

KURTOSIS

/kerr toh"sis/ , n. Statistics.

the state or quality of flatness or peakedness of the curve describing a frequency distribution in the region about its mode.

[ 1900-05; irreg. transliteration of Gk kýrtosis curvature. See CYRTOSIS ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .