# normal distribution

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## normal distribution

n.
A theoretical frequency distribution for a random variable, characterized by a bell-shaped curve symmetrical about its mean. Also called Gaussian distribution.

## normal distribution

n
(Statistics) statistics a continuous distribution of a random variable with its mean, median, and mode equal, the probability density function of which is given by (exp-[(x–μ)2/2σ2]/σ√(2π)) where μ is the mean and σ2 the variance. Also called: Gaussian distribution

## nor′mal distribu′tion

n.
a theoretical frequency distribution represented by a normal curve. Also called Gaussian distribution.
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 Noun 1 normal distribution - a theoretical distribution with finite mean and varianceGaussian distributiondistribution, statistical distribution - (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrencestatistics - 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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