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sig·nif·i·cant

(sig-nif'i-kănt),
In statistics, denoting the reliability of a finding or, conversely, the probability of the finding being the result of chance (generally less than 5%).
[L. significo, to make known, signify, fr. signum, sign, + facio, to make]

significant

adjective Important, critical.

sig·nif·i·cant

(sig-nif'i-kănt)
In statistics, denoting the reliability of a finding or, conversely, the probability of the finding being the result of chance (generally less than 5%).
[L. significo, to make known, signify, fr. signum, sign, + facio, to make]
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