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Neither perpendicular nor parallel (usually said of two lines)
{v} to squint, leer, look disdainfully
occurs when a squeegee travels with its lengthwise dimension at an angle that is not perpendicular to the direction of its travel Also called "snowplow "
Misalignment of pages usually the result of poor page feeding in a fax machine or scanner See Deskew
To slant an element with respect to an axis
the amount that a frequency distribution curve varies from the symmetrical bell shape
To shape or form in an oblique way; to cause to take an oblique position
{s} sloping, slanting; asymmetrical, uneven
having an oblique or slanting direction or position; "the picture was skew
Rotation of a barcode symbol about an axis parallel to the symbol's length
The condition when two entities come together at an angle which is not 90 degrees or perpendicular to each other
The mislignment or slant of a character, bar, line of characters, or barcode with respect to the bottom or top edge of the mailpiece
To start aside; to shy, as a horse
Rotational deviation from correct horizontal and vertical orientation; may be applied to a single character, line, or entire encoded symbol
The angular misalignment of a document being scanned
During printing or scanning, the contents of a page are almost never exactly verticle, which referred to as being skewed De-skewing is a process where the computer detects and corrects the skew in an image file
having an oblique or slanting direction or position; "the picture was skew"
Rotation of a bar code symbol about an axis parallel to the symbol's length
refers to the general shape of a distribution of scores when graphed as a frequency polygon There is zero skew when the shape of the distribution is symmetrical It is skewed when most of the scores are at one end of the distribution and very few are at the other end The tails of distributions are the areas at the extreme high or low end where the data tapers off to zero -- where the graph approaches the abscissa The skew is positive when the tail points in the positive direction and negative when it is pointing in the negative direction
A non-symmetrical distribution If, for example, most respondents on a ten-point scale rated the product a nine or ten, we would describe that distribution as "skewed "
The slant of an image that prevents it from being perfectly squared on the page or screen
To throw or hurl obliquely
Lateral lean of a face forward or backward Most italics are skewed about 12 degrees laterally different than their plain form
an incremental polarity adjustment, necessary to "fine tune" polarity since not all satellites are perfectly oriented and no dish has perfect tracking
To walk obliquely; to go sidling; to lie or move obliquely
To slant an object by a prescribed degree
- In an imaging system it is when the document is scanned in crooked Some software and some scanners have a deskewing feature that corrects this problem
To slant a selected item in any direction; used in graphics and desktop publishing
A measure, in hertz, of the difference between the actual frequency of a clock and what its frequency should be to keep perfect time See also ``drift''
To change or alter in a particular direction
{f} swerve, turn aside; slope, slant; view at an angle, look with a sideways glance
A data distribution that is not symmetric, or that shows distortion in a positive or negative direction
Awry; obliquely; askew
A stone at the foot of the slope of a gable, the offset of a buttress, or the like, cut with a sloping surface and with a check to receive the coping stones and retain them in place
Turned or twisted to one side; situated obliquely; skewed; chiefly used in technical phrases
turn or place at an angle; "the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed"
turn or place at an angle; "the lines on the sheet of paper are skewed" having an oblique or slanting direction or position; "the picture was skew
Differences in the arrival times (or departure times) of signals in a parallel SCSI system Skew is caused by small delay differences in the paths of each SCSI signal including small differences in the length of the wire pairs Deskew delays in the timing specifications compensate for some skew Skew becomes ever more important with the tighter timing tolerances required by increasing data throughput
the pattern of differences of implied volatility levels across strike prices
Crooked image appearance which occurs when the bit mapped image is not square with the page Generally this is caused by slippage or misfeeds during the scanning process
To look obliquely; to squint; hence, to look slightingly or suspiciously
{i} slope, angle, slant
If something is skewed, it is changed or affected to some extent by a new or unusual factor, and so is not correct or normal. The arithmetic of nuclear running costs has been skewed by the fall in the cost of other fuels Today's election will skew the results in favor of the northern end of the county
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