bell curve

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a line on a graph that is curved like a bell in the middleThesaurus: graphs, charts and diagrams_{hyponym}* * *
bell curve,Statistics. a bellshaped curve; normal curve.* * *
n. Mathematics a graph of a normal (Gaussian) distribution, with a large rounded peak tapering away at each end* * *
a line on a ↑graph that rises to a high round curve in the middle, showing ↑normal distribution
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