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outlier

 [out´li-er]
an observation so distant from the central mass of the data that it noticeably influences results and must be carefully checked to ensure it is not an error.

out·li·er

(owt'lē-ĕr),
An observation that differs so widely from all others in a set as to justify the conclusion that a gross error has occurred or that it comes from a different population.

outlier

/out·li·er/ (out´li-er) an observation so distant from the central mass of the data that it noticeably influences results.

outlier

1 (in managed care) a case in which costs exceed the allowable amount for the specific diagnosis or treatment. The outlier amount is typically specified in advance in the contract between the provider and payer.
2 (in research) an observation that differs from all others, suggesting that a gross error has occurred in sampling, measurement, or analysis.

outlier

Any value outside of an expected range.

outlier

Managed care A Pt who falls outside of the norm–ie, who has an extremely long length of hospital stay or has incurred extraordinarily high costs. See Extreme outlier, High mortality outlier.

out·li·er

(owt'lī-ĕr)
1. Deviant values or figures that are obviously from a different population than those from the rest of the sample.
2. Additions to an estimated cost of delivered services when exceeding a fixed loss threshold.

outlier

an extremely high or low value lying beyond the range of the bulk of the data.
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Outer fence the entire property of the square frames and sheet webs and inner wall of the same type as the outside.
They used wire cutters to hack through an outer fence, then broke in to the garage to steal items including a generator and gardening power tools.
Baghdad Lord-Mayership's Office's Environment & Solid Waste Department had signed a contract on Sunday with the state-owned General Company for Urbanism & General Contracts to implement the 1st phase of Baghdad's Green Belt, comprising the supply of all necesary materials for the construction of the Belt's outer fence, according to its special technical specifications, within 8 months from now," the Office's statement pointed out.
HARD HATS Security men take no chances after Wednesday's attack TARGETED Broken down outer fence at Corrib pipeline site in Belmullet yesterday
Hatch, aged 32, had climbed the outer fence using a ladder at 2pm and was helped by Dave Pyke, dressed as sidekick Robin.
The inmates set out across the prison grounds, making it through the inner fence, and less than twenty feet from the outer fence, when they were detected by an electronic perimeter intrusion detection sensor - in this case, a buried ported coaxial cable.
190 square meters;- Building - working space, assembled on one floor, with an area 57 square meters;- Guardhouse - solid on one floor, with an area 12 square meters;- Outer fence the entire property of the square frames and sheet webs and inner wall of the same type as the outside.
A source in the Babil police told the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA /: "The explosives experts have dismantled three explosive devices had been planted at the outer fence of the police station.
Each story comprises 16 rooms, in addition to health facilities and the outer fence," the engineer explained.