distribution curve


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distribution curve

[‚dis·trə′byü·shən ′kərv]
(statistics)
The graph of the distribution function of a random variable.
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The distribution curve was found to depend on many processing variables that included nitrogen ratio, milling rpm, mill gap and sieving technique.
They include: the number of samples with prevailing snowflake type; the percentage corresponding to the number of snow elements in snowflakes, N(SCSF), divided by the total number of snow elements (individuals and in the snowflakes), Ntot; mean and maximum number of snow crystals in a snowflake (SC in SF); the mean sizes of snowflakes corresponding to the accumulated mean size occurrences (assuming usually the applicability of the combination of two normal distribution curves); size of the snowflake and the accumulated percentage corresponding to the slope change in the normal distribution curve.
The failure pressure decreases, and the corresponding distribution curve migrates to the left with time.
The standard distribution curve illustrates the weight variations.
A wringlet may cause the introduction of a discontinuity in the lift distribution curve" versus "A wringlet may introduce a discontinuity in the lift distribution curve.
Northwest Diagnostic was found to differ significantly from the average E&M distribution published by Texas Blue Shield, with a bell-shaped E&M distribution curve that is shifted to the right.
If you did a heel analysis on someone at the drugstore, then brought them into a DEXA machine that has a good referent database, where they fall on that distribution curve can change enormously," she said.
According to Steimle, the narrow-band discrimination of spectrophotometers is more valuable for brighter colors because the brighter the color, the sharper the peak of its spectral distribution curve.
Rankings range from five stars (highest) to one star (lowest) and follow a normalized distribution curve.
The power consumption, luminous flux, luminous intensity distribution curve and spectral characteristics of the luminaires were measured at Aalto University Lighting Unit.
The important ranges of size (for either independent particles or agglomerates) for different film attributes are shown in Figure 5, along with an idealized particle size distribution curve that is representative of current production capabilities.
With a product distribution curve this steep, approximately 40 percent of the products are either at breakeven status or are losing money on a fully loaded basis.

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