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logistic curve

noun, Mathematics
1.
a curve, shaped like a letter S , defined as an exponential function and used to model various forms of growth.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Many show signs of the tell-tale logistic curve, while others do not.
  • Fit test data to a logistic curve and determine confidence intervals.
  • As it takes more and more effort to get it out of the ground, it will taper off again, according to a logistic curve.

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