- normal curve
__noun__a symmetrical curve representing the normal distribution•__Syn__: ↑bell-shaped curve, ↑Gaussian curve, ↑Gaussian shape•__Topics__: ↑statistics•__Hypernyms__: ↑curve, ↑curved shape* * *

*noun***:**a bell-shaped curve representing a Gaussian distribution (as of random error)* * *

*Statistics.*a bell-shaped curve showing a particular distribution of probability over the values of a random variable. Also called**Gaussian curve, probability curve**. Compare illus. under**bell-shaped curve**.[1890-95]* * *

**normal curve**or**normal distribution**,__Statistics.__a bell-shaped curve which represents theoretical frequency distribution, as of a series of chance happenings or occurrences of human characteristics; probability curve; Gaussian curve.

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