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clumpiness

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EtymologyEdit

clumpy +‎ -ness

NounEdit

clumpiness (countable and uncountable, plural clumpinesses)

  1. (uncountable) The condition of being clumpy
    • 1954 February 8, Jerzey Neyman & Elizabeth L. Scott, “The Index of Clumpiness of the distribution of indexes of Galaxies"”, Astrophysical Journal Supplement:
      Instead of depending on random variables, the index of clumpiness K depends on several factors involved in the spatial distribution of galaxies.
    • 2015 February 3, “Customers who binge-consume are more valuable, says study”, Science Daily:
      First, by spending adequately on marketing, firms can increase the clumpiness of a customer with the hope of increasing their value.
  2. (countable) A clump