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noun, Statistics.
asymmetry in a frequency distribution.
a measure of such asymmetry.
the quality or condition of being skew
(statistics) a measure of the symmetry of a distribution around its mean, esp the statistic B1 = m3/(m2)3/2, where m2 and m3 are respectively the second and third moments of the distribution around the mean. In a normal distribution, B1 = 0 See kurtosis


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