Definitions for "holdout"
Keywords:  gloss, sharper, absorption, setoff, ink
Term Refers to the ability of a sheet to resist penetration by ink.
The ability of a paper to hold ink on the surface instead of absorbing it. Papers with good holdout produce sharper printed images.
A term descriptive of coated paper that has low ink absorption characteristics, permitting ink to set on a high gloss surface, instead of penetrating the fibers. The extent to which a type or grade of paper resists ink penetration. Also, ink that is not absorbed, but remains on the surface of the paper where it will dry. Papers that have too much holdout are responsible for problems with set-off. Glossy papers experience the most holdout. See also ABSORPTION COATED PAPER. GLOSS GLOSS INK SET-OFF
a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms after most other participants have signed an agreement; as, their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks.
a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal.
Landowner in the path of something who refuses to sell.
the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later.
In gambling jargon, a holdout is any of numerous accessories used by cheats to help them "hold-out" a card (or cards) during a game. Some holdout devices are extremely simple and require moderate or advanced manipulative skill to be used properly. On the other hand, there is a group of holdout devices which are mechanical in nature, therefore they fall under a separate category of holdout machines.
The fraction of the dataset (commonly two-thirds) which is used to train a model so that the remainder may be set aside for testing. The holdout method is the simplest form of error estimation supported by MineSet.