v. t.1.To weigh or press down.
A different sin downweighs them to the bottom.
- Longfellow.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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where c = 1.345, can be used to downweigh those with smaller average intensities.
Lower Huber's weighting scheme was used to downweigh the log-ratios of small intensities.
Data on taxonomical composition were transformed to downweigh the dominant species and increase the contribution of rare species in the multivariate analysis.