Bell Curve

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Bell Curve

A curve on a chart in which most data points cluster around the median and become less frequent the farther they fall to either side of the median. When plotted on a chart, a bell curve looks roughly like a bell.
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Following the bell-shaped curve upwards from the triage coffee, you would find the bulk coffee that is being sold.
Coffees could be segregated into multiple categories along the bell-shaped curve.
In short, the jurors felt that the bell-shaped curve not only represented a "scientific" approach to damages, but also made them feel that their award was reasonable when compared to other awards for similar injuries.
These values, which represent only viscous flow, yield a straight line which runs parallel to the second half of the bell-shaped curve.
If a curve of constant degree of mold filling is determined instead of the bell-shaped curve at constant pressure, and if this curve is plotted as an Arrhenius function, taking compound 101 with a 40% degree of filling as an example, the path followed is similar to that of the normal curve.
Moreover, in each case, the beam's intensity peaks in the middle and tails off toward the edges, exhibiting the bell-shaped curve of what researchers call a Gaussian, or normal, distribution.
The bell-shaped curve of distribution is in effect in health care.
David Horribin in England and he pointed us to two recent articles that demonstrated the bell-shaped curve effect.
I haven't shared my concerns with their parents because I know that within 12 months, the tincture of time will have coaxed 90% of these little outliers back under the safe umbrella of the bell-shaped curve.
The number of neutrino types affects the form of the bell-shaped curve that represents the number of Z[degree] particles produced plotted against the collision energy.