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descriptive statistics

noun

(functioning as singular) the use of statistics to describe a set of known data in a clear and concise manner, as in terms of its mean and variance, or diagramatically, as by a histogramCompare statistical inference

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descriptive geometry, descriptive grammar, descriptive linguistics, descriptive metaphysics, descriptive notation, descriptive statistics, descriptivism, descriptivist, descriptor, descry, desdemona
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