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skew

(skyū),
In statistics, departure from symmetry of a frequency distribution.

skew

[skyo̅o̅]
Etymology: ME, skewen, to escape
a deviation from a line or symmetric pattern, such as data in a research study that do not follow the expected statistical curve of distribution because of the unwitting introduction of another variable.

skew

(skū) [Middle English skewen, to slip away, escape]
To turn aside, make oblique.
In statistics, to show an asymmetry in a frequency distribution.
Turned aside, asymmetrical, oblique.
A slant or deviation from a straight line.
skewed (skūd), adjective
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It is common for high-speed signaling protocols to set a limit on the total acceptable line-to-line skew in a channel as less than 10% the unit interval.
The optimal design, layout and processing of ON Semiconductor's new clock distribution devices minimize within device skew and skew from device to device.
With tighter and tighter timing budgets, clock and datapath can no longer be designed separately by artificially assuming zero skew.
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