TRIMMING

noun. the excluding of a fixed percentage of cases at both ends of a distribution prior to computing a statistic on the batch of information in effort to remove the impact of extreme scores on the approximation.

TRIMMING: "Some of the problems may require trimming."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRIMMING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/trimming/ (accessed November 27, 2020).
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