[non-par-uh-me-trik] /ˌnɒn pær əˈmɛ trɪk/
(of a test or method) not requiring assertions about parameters or about the form of the underlying distribution.
- Nonparametric statistics
/ˌnɒnpærəˈmɛtrɪk/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of statistics that studies data measurable on an ordinal or nominal scale, to which arithmetic operations cannot be applied
[par-uh-sit-ik] /ˌpær əˈsɪt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of . 2. (of diseases) due to . 3. Phonetics. (def 2). adj. 1620s, from Latin parasiticus, from Greek parasitikos “of or pertaining to a parasite; the trade of a parasite,” from parasitos (see parasite). Biological sense is from 1731. Related: Parasitical, 1570s in […]
[par-uh-sahy-tiz-uh m, -si-] /ˈpær ə saɪˌtɪz əm, -sɪ-/ noun 1. Biology. a relation between organisms in which one lives as a parasite on another. 2. a parasitic mode of life or existence. 3. Pathology. a diseased condition due to parasites. 4. /ˈpærəsaɪˌtɪzəm/ noun 1. the relationship between a parasite and its host 2. the state […]
[non-puh-rel] /ˌnɒn pəˈrɛl/ adjective 1. having no equal; peerless. noun 2. a person or thing having no equal. 3. a small pellet of colored sugar for decorating candy, cake, and cookies. 4. a flat, round, bite-sized piece of chocolate covered with this sugar. 5. . 6. Printing. /ˈnɒnpərəl; ˌnɒnpəˈreɪl/ noun 1. a person or thing […]