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- n. The condition of having a (specified form of) peak
- n. Sometimes used as a synonym for kurtosis
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Also it's really nice to have your peakedness--and pretty books!
The conditions are too technical for brief pres - entation, but, like single-peakedness, they imply cer - tain types of similarity among the preference scales of all individuals.
She takes Scotch snuff from a silver box, and wears a pair of horn spectacles, which give effect to the peculiar peakedness of her nose.
"Well, the Lord he'p the nigger!" exclaimed Miss Becky, in a tone that seemed to reproduce, by some curious agreement of sight with sound, her general aspect of peakedness.