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OUTLIER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does outlier mean? 

OUTLIER (noun)
  The noun OUTLIER has 2 senses:

1. a person who lives away from his place of work
2. an extreme deviation from the mean

  Familiarity information: OUTLIER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OUTLIER (noun)


Sense 1outlier [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who lives away from his place of work

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("outlier" is a kind of...):

occupant; occupier; resident (someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there)


Sense 2outlier [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An extreme deviation from the mean

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Hypernyms ("outlier" is a kind of...):

deviation (the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function)

Domain category:

statistics (a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters)


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