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bi·mod·al

(bī-mō'dăl),
Denoting a frequency curve characterized by two peaks.
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bimodal

(bī″mō′dăl) [ bi- + modal]
1. Pert. to a graphic presentation that contains two peaks.
2. Pert. to a set of data that has two distinct maximum values.
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(2002), who exposed learners to a range of stop-vowel stimuli which, in one condition, were unimodally distributed in terms of their frequency of presentation, and, in the other condition, bimodally distributed.
In the 12 cells resulting from the combination of 4 operational and 3 content based components are the bimodally determined performances (e.g.
If some participants substantially misunderstood the instructions, we might find that the data arising from the knowledge condition were bimodally distributed and consisted of a mixture of fairly accurate judgments without systematic bias, and judgments that the shape is not an ellipse but a circle.
* Hours: part-time workers on average work for around 16 hours per week, with hours being clustered bimodally between six and ten hours per week, and between 21 and 29 hours per week.
RS was bimodally distributed because many pairs produced no progeny.
Support for this view comes from Michael Rutter and William Yule, who found that "children with [specific reading disabilities] form a 'hump' at the bottom of the normal curve." They conclude that reading ability is bimodally distributed, with dyslectics appearing at the lower end of the tail.[5]
The etiology of the elevated lactate levels in females in the bimodally distributed data at the third and final sampling is unknown, but may be hormonal in nature and requires further research.
Precipitation is bimodally distributed with May and September the wettest months (mean monthly precipitation = 11.2 cm) of the 245-day growing season (March-November).
They are bimodally and trimodally distributed in accordance with genetic characteristics.
Probit specifications also were used when modeling the likelihood of a high score ([greater than or equal to] 50) on clustered or bimodally distributed KCCQ scores (KCCQ quality of life and social limitation scores).
Stem-and-leaf plots indicated that AvgCore and AvgSurf were bimodally distributed, suggesting two groups of tibiae, one with relatively high (core concentrations > 10 [micro]g/g) and the other (tibiae 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, and 10 in Table 2) with relatively low core lead concentrations.
Nevertheless, if the dispersal distances of adults were bimodally distributed, we might have missed birds that dispersed long distances ([greater than]2.5 km).