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interval estimate

n     (Statistics)   an interval within which the true value of a parameter of a population is stated to lie with a predetermined probability on the basis of sampling statistics
Compare       point estimate
Diccionario de inglés definición
interval
n
1    the period of time marked off by or between two events, instants, etc.
2    the distance between two points, objects, etc.
3    a pause or interlude, as between periods of intense activity
4      (Brit)   a short period between parts of a play, concert, film, etc.; intermission
5      (Music)   the difference of pitch between two notes, either sounded simultaneously (harmonic interval) or in succession as in a musical part (melodic interval). An interval is calculated by counting the (inclusive) number of notes of the diatonic scale between the two notes
the interval between C and G is a fifth
6    the ratio of the frequencies of two sounds
7      (Maths)
a    the set containing all real numbers or points between two given numbers or points, called the endpoints. A closed interval includes the endpoints, but an open interval does not
b    the set of points in n-dimensional space where coordinates satisfy the inequalities ai <leeq> xi <leeq> bi (closed interval) or ai <lab> xi <lab> bi (open interval) where ai <lab> bi
8    at intervals
a    occasionally or intermittently
b    with spaces between
(C13: from Latin intervallum, literally: space between two palisades, from inter- + vallum palisade, rampart)

class interval
n     (Statistics)   one of the intervals into which the range of a variable of a distribution is divided, esp. one of the divisions of the base line of a bar chart or histogram
confidence interval
n     (Statistics)   an interval of values bounded by confidence limits within which the true value of a population parameter is stated to lie with a specified probability
contour interval
n   the difference in altitude represented by the space between two contour lines on a map
interval estimate
n     (Statistics)   an interval within which the true value of a parameter of a population is stated to lie with a predetermined probability on the basis of sampling statistics
Compare       point estimate
interval scale
n     (Statistics)   a scale of measurement of data according to which the differences between values can be quantified in absolute but not relative terms and for which any zero is merely arbitrary: for instance, dates are measured on an interval scale since differences can be measured in years, but no sense can be given to a ratio of times
Compare       ordinal scale       ratio scale       nominal scale
interval signal
n   a characteristic snatch of music, chimes, etc., transmitted as an identifying signal by a radio station between programme items
interval training
n   a method of athletic training using alternate sprinting and jogging,   (Also called)    fartlek
lunitidal interval
n   the difference in time between the moon crossing a meridian and the following high tide at that meridian

Diccionario de inglés definición

interval

break, delay, distance, entr'acte, gap, hiatus, interim, interlude, intermission, meantime, meanwhile, opening, pause, period, playtime, respite, rest, season, space, spell, term, time, wait

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 v. to try to judge something without calculating Sentence: I always try estimating how much I will spend before going shopping. exp. expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath) E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."