HyperDic: deviation

English > 5 senses of the word deviation:
NOUNeventdeviation, divergence, departure, differencea variation that deviates from the standard or norm
cognitiondeviationthe difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function
attributedeviationthe error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances
actdeviation, deviancedeviate behavior
actdeviation, diversion, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagationa turning aside (of your course or attention or concern / concern / concern)
deviation > pronunciation
Soundsdiy.viyey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > deviation: 5 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA variation that deviates from the standard or norm.
Example"the deviation from the mean"
Synonymsdivergence, departure, difference
Narrowerdiscrepancy, variance, variantAn event that departs from expectations
driftageThe deviation (by a vessel or aircraft) from its intended course due to drifting / drifting
inflection, flection, flexiondeviation from a straight or normal course
Broadervariation, fluctuationAn instance of change
Spanishdesviación, diferencia, divergencia, partida
Catalandesviació, diferència, divergència
Verbsdeviatebe at variance with
English > deviation: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function.
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Narrowermean deviation, mean deviation from the meanThe arithmetic mean of the absolute values of deviations from the mean of a distribution
outlierAn extreme / extreme deviation from the mean
BroaderstatisticA datum that can be represented numerically
Spanishdesviación
Catalandesviació
Verbsdeviatebe at variance with
English > deviation: 5 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningThe error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances.
Broadererroneousness, errorinadvertent incorrectness
Spanishdesviación
Catalandesviació
Verbsdeviatebe at variance with
English > deviation: 5 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningdeviate behavior.
Synonymdeviance
Broaderabnormality, irregularitybehavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom / custom or morality
Spanishdesviación
Catalandesviació
Verbsdeviatebe at variance with
English > deviation: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA turning aside (of your course or attention or concern / concern / concern).
Synonymsdiversion, digression, deflection, deflexion, divagation
Narrowerred herringAny diversion intended to distract attention from the main issue
Broaderturn, turningThe act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
Spanishdesviación, desvío, digresión
Catalandesviació, desviament, digressió
Verbsdeviateturn aside
deviatecause to turn away from a previous or expected course

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