an item of factual information derived from measurement or research
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indication, meter reading, reading
a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
a datum that can be represented numerically
a statistic describing the location of a distribution
a statistic characterizing human populations (or segments of human populations broken down by age or sex or income etc.)
the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function
the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value
distribution free statistic, nonparametric statistic
a statistic computed without knowledge of the form or the parameters of the distribution from which observations are drawn
any statistic computed by procedures that assume the data were drawn from a particular distribution
a series of values of a variable at successive times
data relating to births and deaths and health and diseases and marriages
clock time, time
a reading of a point in time as given by a clock
miles per hour, mph
a speedometer reading for the momentary rate of travel
knowledge acquired through study or experience or instruction
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