: a single term or datum in a collection of statistics
a : a quantity (as the mean of a sample) that is computed from a sample; specifically : estimate 3b
b : 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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