overfit
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overfit (thirdperson singular simple present overfits, present participle overfitting, simple past and past participle overfitted)
 (statistics) To use a statistical model that has too many parameters relative to the size of the sample leading to a good fit with the sample data but a poor fit with new data.
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statistics: to use a statistical model that has too many parameters relative to the size of the sample leading to a good fit with the sample data but a poor fit with new data
