weighting
has definitions from the fields of mathematics,statistics


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[ noun ] (statistics) a coefficient assigned to elements of a frequency distribution in order to represent their relative importance
Synonyms Used in print (A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)As to relative_frequencies of competing roots ( 7  1 vs. 4  4 , etc_. ) , Thomas with his ' weighting ' seems to be the first to have considered the significance this might have . Related terms 
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