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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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Inner Fence scored extremely well in the marketing and sales category because there was no evidence of misleading customers or any of the typical unethical practices often found in the merchant services industry.
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.
At least five Molotov cocktails were thrown over a fence separating Lebanon from Israel, but bounced off a higher inner fence surrounding an Israeli position.
The inmates set out across the prison grounds, making it through the inner fence, and less than twenty feet from the outer fence, when they were detected by an electronic perimeter intrusion detection sensor - in this case, a buried ported coaxial cable.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The principals of Merchant Focus Processing and Inner Fence have acquired AppNinjas, creator of Swipe Credit Card Terminal for iPhone (formerly iSwipe).
The company was purchased by Merchant Focus and Inner Fence as part of a joint venture.
He loves his red jacket and will be saving valuable yards as he pokes his way up that inner fence all the way round.