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STATISTICIAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does statistician mean? 

STATISTICIAN (noun)
  The noun STATISTICIAN has 2 senses:

1. a mathematician who specializes in statistics
2. someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)

  Familiarity information: STATISTICIAN used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STATISTICIAN (noun)


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Meaning:

A mathematician who specializes in statistics

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

mathematical statistician; statistician

Hypernyms ("statistician" is a kind of...):

mathematician (a person skilled in mathematics)


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Meaning:

Someone versed in the collection and interpretation of numerical data (especially someone who uses statistics to calculate insurance premiums)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

actuary; statistician

Hypernyms ("statistician" is a kind of...):

calculator; computer; estimator; figurer; reckoner (an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines))

Domain category:

statistics (a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "statistician"):

surveyor (someone who conducts a statistical survey)


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