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  1. skew

    • IPA[skyo͞o]

    美式

    • adj.
      neither parallel nor at right angles to a specified or implied line; askew; crooked;(of a pair of lines) neither parallel nor intersecting.
    • n.
      an oblique angle; a slant.;a bias toward one particular group or subject
    • v.
      suddenly change direction or position;twist or turn or cause to do this
    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. neither parallel nor at right angles to a specified or implied line; askew; crooked his hat looked slightly skew a skew angle
    • 2. (of a pair of lines) neither parallel nor intersecting.
    • (of a curve) not lying in a plane.
    • 3. (of a statistical distribution) not symmetrical.

    名詞

    • 1. an oblique angle; a slant.
    • a bias toward one particular group or subject the paper had a working-class skew
    • the state of not being symmetrical.

    動詞

    • 1. suddenly change direction or position the car had skewed across the track
    • twist or turn or cause to do this he skewed around in his saddle his leg was skewed in and pushed against the other one
    • make biased or distorted in a way that is regarded as inaccurate, unfair, or misleading the curriculum is skewed toward the practical subjects
    • cause (a distribution) to be asymmetrical.