Definition of Significance. Meaning of Significance. Synonyms of Significance

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Definition of Significance

Significance
Significance Sig*nif"i*cance, Significancy Sig*nif"i*can*cy, n. [L. significantia.] 1. The quality or state of being significant. 2. That which is signified; meaning; import; as, the significance of a nod, of a motion of the hand, or of a word or expression. 3. Importance; moment; weight; consequence. With this brain I must work, in order to give significancy and value to the few facts which I possess. --De Quincey.

Meaning of Significance from wikipedia

- Look up significance in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Significance is a synonym for importance. It can also refer to: Significance (magazine), a magazine...
- In statistical hypothesis testing, a result has statistical significance when a result at least as "extreme" would be very infrequent if the null hypothesis...
- Zhatay and eleven rural localities, incorporated as the city of republic significance of Yakutsk—an administrative unit with a status equal to that of the...
- City of oblast significance (or importance) is a type of an administrative division in some countries of the former Soviet Union. in Russia; see city of...
- City of federal subject significance is an administrative division of a federal subject of Russia which is equal in status to a district but is organized...
- The doctrine of acts of independent significance at common law permits a testator to effectively change the disposition of his property without changing...
- analyzing the human **** ratio at birth; see § Human **** ratio. Modern significance testing is largely the product of Karl Pearson (p-value, Pearson's chi-squared...
- In medicine and psychology, clinical significance is the practical importance of a treatment effect—whether it has a real genuine, palpable, noticeable...
- 1587, a Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline (Chinese: 萬曆十五年; pinyin: Wanli Shiwunian) is the most famous work of the Chinese historian...
- Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is a plasma cell dyscrasia in which plasma cells or other types of antibody-producing cells secrete...