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outlier

[′au̇t‚lī·ər]
(geology)
A group of rocks separated from the main mass and surrounded by outcrops of older rocks.
(statistics)
In a set of data, a value so far removed from other values in the distribution that its presence cannot be attributed to the random combination of chance causes.

outlier

An entity outside the norm. Pronounced "out-liar," an outlier may refer to a person, organization or to data way outside the normal range. See anomaly detection.
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Based in Seattle, Inner Fence allows users to accept payments on their smartphones or tablets with an attached reader.
All preparations had been completed, and the inner fence of the mine belt was opened.
The pair were arrested by Ministry of Defence personnel between the perimeter fence and the inner fence.
A second woman, who breached the main security fence where 14 B-52s are now based, then managed to climb on to an inner fence where she waved a protest banner.The barefoot protester was arrested by police but released without charge.
He said: "I recommended extension of the inner fence.
In 1995, the facility's perimeter fencing consisted of a 12-foot high, double-row chain link fence, with five 30-inch coils of concertina wire between the fences and six single strands of barbed wire at the top of the inner fence. The alarm system consisted of a moderately effective 14-year-old shaker system with 10 zones, covering about 6,000 feet of fence, and a perimeter road that was shared with the general public and the city utility department.