statistic
playSimple Definition of statistic

: a number that represents a piece of information (such as information about how often something is done, how common something is, etc.)

statistics : a type of mathematics that deals with the study of statistics
Full Definition of statistic
1 : a single term or datum in a collection of statistics
2a : a quantity (as the mean of a sample) that is computed from a sample; specifically : estimate 3bb : a random variable that takes on the possible values of a statistic
Examples of statistic
One statistic that stuck out is that 40 percent of those surveyed did not have college degrees.
Origin of statistic
singular of statistics
First Known Use: 1880
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Rhymes with statistic
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