sabermetrics

or SABR·met·rics

[sey-ber-me-triks]

noun

(used with a singular verb) the computerized measurement of baseball statistics.

Nearby words

  1. saber shin,
  2. saber tibia,
  3. saber-rattling,
  4. saber-toothed,
  5. saber-toothed tiger,
  6. sabia virus,
  7. sabian,
  8. sabin,
  9. sabin vaccine,
  10. sabin, albert bruce

Origin of sabermetrics

1980–85; S(ociety for) A(merican) B(aseball) R(esearch) + -metrics

Related formssa·ber·me·tri·cian [‐mi-trish-uh n] /‐mɪˈtrɪʃ ən/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for sabermetrician

sabermetrics

noun (functioning as singular)

the statistical and mathematical analysis of baseball records

Word Origin for sabermetrics

C20: saber (from initials of Society of American Baseball Research) + -metrics as in econometrics

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