statistical

adjective
sta·​tis·​ti·​cal | \ stə-ˈti-sti-kəl How to pronounce statistical (audio) \

Definition of statistical

: of, relating to, based on, or employing the principles of statistics statistical analysis

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statistically \ stə-​ˈti-​sti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce statistically (audio) \ adverb

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Meteorologists use other similar statistical measures to rate rare storms. Andrea K. Mcdaniels, baltimoresun.com, "Ellicott City flood: Here's what a '1,000-year storm' actually means," 29 May 2018 Maduro is seeking to stay in power at time when, by every statistical measure, his country is collapsing. Anthony Faiola, Washington Post, "Crisis-weary Venezuelans are voting in election decried as a Maduro power grab," 20 May 2018 This latest round of estimates for metropolitan statistical areas and parishes was released March 22. Jennifer Larino, NOLA.com, "Has St. Bernard Parish hit a population plateau? See the data," 4 Apr. 2018 Milton ranked in the top 10 nationally in most quarterback statistical categories. Iliana Limón Romero, OrlandoSentinel.com, "UCF launches McKenzie Milton for Heisman campaign with new ‘HIsman’ logo," 28 June 2018 There wasn’t a single statistical category in which the Tigers led the conference. Katherine Fominykh, baltimoresun.com, "Towson hopes quarterback Tom Flacco, Joe's younger brother, will help football team bounce back," 21 June 2018 The commission also functions as a clearinghouse of sorts for criminal-justice data and statistical reports. Matt Ford, The New Republic, "The Man Who Hates Criminal-Justice Reform," 7 May 2018 Here’s how the Marlins rank in the key statistical categories: HITTING Batting average: 12th. Clark Spencer, miamiherald, "Why are the Miami Marlins failing? Just take a look at the stats. | Miami Herald," 23 Apr. 2018 No state has won more from this growth in trade than Texas, which exported more than $110 billion worth of goods to NAFTA nations last year, according to statistical reports. San Antonio Express-News, "Abbott NAFTA letter," 4 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of statistical

1784, in the meaning defined above

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