statistics

1. (noun) (singular) The scientific discipline that deals with the assemblage, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of numerical data.

2(noun) (plural) The data produced from the scientific discipline of statistics.

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  • Plural: statistics
  • Informally called stats.
  • Historically called statistology.
  • A (noun) statistician specializes in (adjective) statistical or (adjective) statisticologic or (adjective) statisticologistic or (adjective) statisticological knowledge and interpreting statistics (adverb) statistically through (noun) statistical analysis.

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