### What is *skews*? *skews* is

### What is *skews*?

- To turn or place at an angle: skew the cutting edge of a plane.
- To give a bias to; distort: The use of a limited sample skewed the findings of the study.
- To take an oblique course or direction.

- To look obliquely or sideways.
- To display a statistical tendency toward: a television program that skews toward teenagers.
- Placed or turned to one side; asymmetric.
- Distorted or biased in meaning or effect.
- Having a part that diverges, as in gearing.
- Mathematics Neither parallel nor intersecting. Used of straight lines in space. Statistics Not symmetrical about the mean. Used of distributions.