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Definition of "statistician" [stat•is•ti•cian]

  • A mathematician specializing in statistics. (noun)
  • A compiler of statistical data. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "statistician" in a sentence
  • "Before leaving this subject of Why a Census, and turning to ways and means, I would like to make the point that the statistician is the agent of those who want statistics."
  • "Good point – some crazy statistician is trying to claim that 16% of the worlds population is Chinese."
  • "A data-driven computational approach developed by a University of Illinois statistician is revealing secrets about inner Earth and discovering unique gene expressions in fruit flies, zebra fish and other living organisms."