(statistics) a measure of the reliability of a result. A confidence level of 95 per cent or 0.95 means that there is a probability of at least 95 per cent that the result is reliable Compare significance (sense 4)
plural noun, Statistics. 1. a pair of numbers used to estimate a characteristic of a population, such that the numbers can be stated with a specified probability that the population characteristic is included between them.
noun 1. a person who swindles others by means of a confidence game; swindler. noun 1. another name for con man
- Confidence test
testing Tests to confirm that the results of a program lie within certain ranges according to the expected probability distribution. (1997-10-27)
[kon-fi-duh nt] /ˈkɒn fɪ dənt/ adjective 1. having strong belief or full assurance; sure: confident of fulfillment. 2. sure of oneself; having no uncertainty about one’s own abilities, correctness, successfulness, etc.; self-confident; bold: a confident speaker. 3. excessively bold; presumptuous. 4. Obsolete. trustful or . noun 5. a . /ˈkɒnfɪdənt/ adjective 1. (postpositive) foll by […]
[kon-fi-dant, -dahnt, kon-fi-dant, -dahnt] /ˌkɒn fɪˈdænt, -ˈdɑnt, ˈkɒn fɪˌdænt, -ˌdɑnt/ noun 1. a sofa or settee, especially of the 18th century, having a triangular seat at each end divided from the greater part of the seat by an armrest. n. see confidant.