the theory, methods, and practice of forming judgments about the parameters of a population, usually on the basis of random sampling Also called inferential statistics Compare hypothesis testing
adjective 1. of, pertaining to, consisting of, or based on statistics. statistically /stəˈtɪstɪkəlɪ; -klɪ/ adverb 1. in terms of or according to statistics adjective 1. of or relating to statistics
adjective, Statistics. 1. (of events or values) having the probability of their joint occurrence equal to the product of their individual probabilities.
- Statistical map
noun See distribution map
noun, Physics, Chemistry. (used with a singular verb) 1. the science that deals with average properties of the molecules, atoms, or elementary particles in random motion in a system of many such particles and relates these properties to the thermodynamic and other macroscopic properties of the system. statistical mechanics noun 1. (functioning as sing) the […]