Definition of Confounder

1. n. One who confounds.



Definition of Confounder

1. Noun. A person who confounds ¹

2. Noun. (mathematics) A factor, in data analysis, that causes the effects of two distinct processes to be indistinguishable; a confounding variable ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confounder

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Confounder

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1. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller (1842)
"He was the first confounder of Abbeys; a Precedent quickly followed. AD 1524. At this time, though king Henry wore the sword, cardinal Wolsey bore the ..."

2. The two Babylons; or, The papal worship proved to be the worship of Nimrod by Alexander Hislop (1862)
"It must have been in the sense of Bel the "confounder." And to this meaning of the name of the Babylonian Bel, there is a very distinct allusion in Jeremiah ..."

3. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1893)
"When some did not know how to charge and to discharge themselves of the oaths to James the Second and to William the Third, this confounder of words ..."

4. The United States Magazine and Democratic Review by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1851)
"But the b'hoys were a little stumped at this doctrine of the great confounder. So long as they thought they could cut Uncle Sam's acquaintance in a ..."

5. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1851)
"But the b'hoys were a little stumped at this doctrine of the great confounder. So long as they thought they could cut Uncle Sam's acquaintance in a ..."

6. Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke: The Report of the edited by Lauren Zeise, Amy J. Dunn (2000)
"In epidemiological studies, a confounder is a factor or variable that is associated with both the disease outcome and with the exposure of interest, ..."

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