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point estimation

noun, Statistics.
1.
the process of determining a single estimated value (point estimate) of a parameter of a given population.
Origin of point estimation
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65
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British Dictionary definitions for point estimate

point estimate

noun
1.
(statistics) a specific value assigned to a parameter of a population on the basis of sampling statistics Compare interval estimate
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