EnglishEdit
EtymologyEdit
Backformation from statistics.
AdjectiveEdit
statistic (comparative more statistic, superlative most statistic)
 Alternative spelling of statistical.
TranslationsEdit
NounEdit
statistic (plural statistics)
 A single item in a statistical study.
 A quantity calculated from the data in a sample, which characterises an important aspect in the sample (such as mean or standard deviation).
 A person, or personal event, reduced to being an item of statistical information.
 By dying from an overdose, he became just another statistic.
SynonymsEdit
 (person, reduced to item of information): number
HyponymsEdit
 See also Wikisaurus:statistic
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit
single item of a statistical study


quantity calculated from the data in a sample

something reduced to an item in a statistic
