from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Statistics The rule or theorem that the average of a large number of independent measurements of a random quantity tends toward the theoretical average of that quantity. Also called Bernoulli's law.
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- n. The statistical tendency toward a fixed ratio in the results when an experiment is repeated a large number of times; law of averages.
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- n. (statistics) law stating that a large number of items taken at random from a population will (on the average) have the population statistics
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