adjective Statistics.
(of a test or method) not requiring assertions about parameters or about the form of the underlying distribution.

1940–45; non- + parametric Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Nonparametric test procedures are defined as those that are not concerned with the parameters of a distribution.
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