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noun as in something that stands apart


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This database should cover design projects in all sectors and domains, not just those in machine learning, and explicitly acknowledge absences and outliers.

First off, they are an outlier among this year’s top defenses.

Put another way, states that are outliers based on some combination of the variables listed above tend to be harder to predict.

More recently, machine-learning based approaches try to identify patterns of normal activity and raise flags only when outliers are detected.

This week was also a good reminder that outliers can occur in either direction.

But Florida is kind of an outlier, because culturally, only the northern half of Florida is Dixie.

Egeland is something of an outlier among the worldwide community of humanitarians because he says this sort of thing out loud.

Actually, the United States is an outlier among democracies in granting such generous free speech guarantees.

In comparison to other NWO conspiracy theorists, experts say Ciancia is an outlier.

Said Fidas: “ExxonMobil remains a significant holdout with respect to LGBT equality and in many ways an outlier.”

It is on this series that the Shannon rises, under the high outlier of grit on Cuilcagh.

The extreme south-east of the county includes part of the Triassic outlier of Kingscourt.

This mighty outlier was the one object which riveted our eyes, quite eclipsing the more distant glories of the Bernina.

It does not reach 10,000 feet, and it is out-topped by a southern outlier, probably Monte Frerone.

From its position as an outlier of the great chain, we had expected much from the Adamello, and now we were not disappointed.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to outlier, such as: aberration, deviation, eccentricity, exception, oddity, and anomaly.

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