# Standard-error

**noun**, Statistics.

1.

the standard deviation of a distribution of a sample statistic, especially when the mean is used as the statistic.

standard error

**noun**

1.

(statistics) the estimated standard deviation of a parameter, the value of which is not known exactly

standard error

The standard deviations of the sample in a frequency distribution, obtained by dividing the standard deviation by the total number of cases in the frequency distribution.

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