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whisker

(wĭs′kər, hwĭs′-)
n.
1.
a. whiskers The hair on a man's cheeks and chin.
b. A single hair of a beard or mustache.
2. One of the long stiff tactile bristles or hairs that grow near the mouth and elsewhere on the head of most mammals; a vibrissa.

whisk′ered, whisk′er·y adj.
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A component of a box plot representing data, which corresponds to a specified distance above or below a median; depending on the population being analysed, data points beyond whiskers are statistical outliers
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