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- 1 English
- 2 Danish
- 3 Lower Sorbian
- 4 Old Polish
- 5 Swedish
lod (plural lods)
- (statistics, initialism) Logarithm of odds; A measure of likelihood calculated by taking the log of the ratio of the probability of a hypothesis being true given the observed data over the probablity that the hypothesis is false.
2004, T. Strachan & Andrew P. Read, Human Molecular Genetics 3, ISBN 0815341849, page 406:
- Note that only recombinantion fractions between 0 and 0.5 are meaningful, and that all lod scores are zero at (theta)=0.5 (because they are then measuring the ratio of two identical probabilities, and log10(1)=0).
- plumb bob
- lead (plummet to measure depth of water)
- sinker (weight used in fishing)
- lot (weight unit). A Danish lod was 15.6 grams. In this sense the plural is lod.
Inflection of lod
See lodde (“to solder”).
- imperative of
See lade (“to let, leave, have”).
- past tense of
lod m (diminutive lodk)
- ice (water in frozen form)
Declension of lod
- Polish: lód
- a plumb bob, a plummet, a weight (hanging)
- a tool used to determine the depth of water
- a tool used in construction to find a vertical line
- a weight used to power a clock
- a weight used in a loom
- a weight used in a steelyard balance
- a piece of metal used to heat a (non-electric) flat iron
- solder (metal used in soldering)
- a lot; an old weight unit corresponding to 1/30 or 1/32 pound
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