English to Portuguese Meaning :: skew

Skew :
enviesado
enviesado, oblíquo, torcido, fora de esquadro - enviesadoenviesadoenviesadadistorcendoskews
 
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Adjective
Verb(1) Turn or place at an angle(2) Distort

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(1) We devised the question sets to be, as far as possible, at the same level of difficulty in order not to bias or skew the overall results.(2) We used a log transformation for the alcohol problem index because of the strong positive skew of the variable.(3) The sample odds ratio is limited at the lower end, since it cannot be negative, but not at the upper end, and so has a skew distribution.(4) Although the variable of educational level was normally distributed in the sample, the variable of annual income showed a sharp positive skew .(5) The per capita income variable was log transformed to reduce positive skew .(6) The female skew was most evident during Saturday's opening ceremony rebroadcast, which attracted almost three-quarters of the female audience and 66 per cent of men.(7) I hope that he does say something a little off skew and controversial on the show to spice things up.(8) We see in the subsequent section that this fairly small skew from equal frequencies nonetheless yields a substantive potential for u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510nonstandardu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb dynamical behavior.(9) Empirical data, however, did not always detect a statistically significant skew toward rare alleles in the allele frequency distribution.(10) The most important effect of the skew in angle is the raised plateau of entrance court created in the eastern corner.(11) If there is no sex-ratio skew among nestlings, data regarding survival of hybrid males and females would be needed to explain the pattern noted by Bronson et al.(12) So a definite skew to the higher income households.(13) In recent years we have seen more of a skew towards the High Arts and the Arts that people from more affluent suburbs tend to enjoy.(14) The distributions are skewed , so the medians are better estimates of central tendency than the means are.(15) European understanding of our society, and of their own, is skewed by male-centered cultural biases.(16) As one of our readers noted, that poll used a sample that was obviously skewed toward the Democrats, and thus shouldn't be taken too seriously.
Related Words
(1) clock skew ::
inclinação do relógio
Synonyms
Adjective
Verb
2. distort ::
distorcer
3. misrepresent ::
deturpar
4. pervert ::
perverter
5. twist ::
torção
6. falsify ::
falsificar
7. bias ::
viés
8. alter ::
alterar
9. change ::
mudança
10. doctor ::
médico
11. put a spin on ::
colocar um giro sobre
Antonyms
1. Align
  
Different Forms
skew, skewed, skewing, skews
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