platykurtic

platykurtic

[plat-i-kur-tik]
adjective Statistics.
1.
(of a frequency distribution) less concentrated about the mean than the corresponding normal distribution.
2.
(of a frequency distribution curve) having a wide, rather flat distribution about the mode.

Origin:
1900–05; platy- + kurt- (irregular < Greek kyrtós bulging, swelling) + -ic

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platykurtic (ˌplætɪˈkɜːtɪk)
 
adj
statistics leptokurtic Compare mesokurtic (of a distribution) having kurtosis B2 less than 3, less heavily concentrated about the mean than a normal distribution
 
[C20: from platy- + Greek kurtos arched, bulging + -ic]

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