[ sey-ber-me-triks ]
/ ˌseɪ bərˈmɛ trɪks /
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noun Digital Technology, Sports.
(used with a singular verb) the computerized measurement of baseball statistics.
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Origin of sabermetrics
First recorded in 1980–85; S(ociety for) A(merican) B(aseball) R(esearch) + -metrics
OTHER WORDS FROM sabermetricssa·ber·me·tri·cian [‐mi-trish-uhn], /‐mɪˈtrɪʃ ən/, noun
Words nearby sabermetrics
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How to use sabermetrics in a sentence
The piece endorsed a sabermetrics-style plan to improve health care.
British Dictionary definitions for sabermetrics
/ (ˌseɪbəˈmɛtrɪks) /
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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