un statistic


noun Statistics.
a numerical fact or datum, especially one computed from a sample.

1780–90; < Neo-Latin statisticus. See status, -istic

nonstatistic, adjective
unstatistic, adjective
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statistic (stəˈtɪstɪk)
sampling statistic estimator See also parameter any function of a number of random variables, usually identically distributed, that may be used to estimate a population parameter

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Word Origin & History

"quantitative fact or statement," 1880; see statistics.
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