the process of estimating a parameter of a given population by specifying an interval of values and the probability that the true value of the parameter falls within this interval.
[val-ee] /ˈvæl i/ noun, plural valleys. 1. an elongated depression between uplands, hills, or mountains, especially one following the course of a stream. 2. an extensive, more or less flat, and relatively low region drained by a great river system. 3. any depression or hollow resembling a valley. 4. a low point or interval in […]
[suh-sahy-i-tl] /səˈsaɪ ɪ tl/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to large social groups, or to their activities, customs, etc. /səˈsaɪətəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to society, esp human society or social relations adj. 1873, from society (adj.) + -al (1). Related: Societally. Earlier adjective was societarian (1822) “of or pertaining to society.”
[soh-shuh l] /ˈsoʊ ʃəl/ adjective 1. relating to, devoted to, or characterized by friendly companionship or relations: a social club. 2. seeking or enjoying the companionship of others; friendly; sociable; gregarious. 3. of, relating to, connected with, or suited to polite or fashionable society: a social event. 4. living or disposed to live in companionship […]
[sahyt] /saɪt/ noun 1. the position or location of a town, building, etc., especially as to its environment: the site of our summer cabin. 2. the area or exact plot of ground on which anything is, has been, or is to be located: the site of ancient Troy. 3. Computers. . verb (used with object), […]