long tail

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long tail (plural long tails)

  1. (mathematics, probability) Used other than as an idiom: The tail of a distribution that represents the rare occurrence of extreme values..
  2. (marketing) Sales made for less usual goods within a very large choice, which can return a profit through reduced marketing and distribution costs.
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