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lognormal

[lawg-nawr-muh l, log-] /ˌlɔgˈnɔr məl, ˌlɒg-/
adjective, Mathematics
1.
noting or pertaining to a logarithmic function with a normal distribution, or the distribution of a random variable for which the logarithm of the variable has a normal distribution.
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lognormality [lawg-nawr-mal-i-tee, log-] /ˌlɔg nɔrˈmæl ɪ ti, ˌlɒg-/ (Show IPA), noun
lognormally, adverb
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  • Indices of relative abundance from fish spotter data based on delta lognormal models.
  • lognormal distributions were fitted to these data by maximizing the log-likelihood function.

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