from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The principle holding that the relative frequency with which an event occurs in repeated trials will converge to a stable value over time as the number of samples increases.
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- noun statistics The statistical
tendencytoward a fixed proportionin the resultswhen an experimentis repeateda large number of times; the law of large numbers.
- noun informal An
imaginaryor perceived"law" of probabilities which is wrongly used to predictresults in the short-term.
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- noun a law affirming that in the long run probabilities will determine performance
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