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statistic

  

      n   any function of a number of random variables, usually identically distributed, that may be used to estimate a population parameter  
   See also       sampling statistic       estimator       2       parameter       3  
  statistical      adj  
  statistically      adv  


sampling statistic  
      n   any function of observed data, esp. one used to estimate the corresponding parameter of the underlying distribution, such as the sample mean, sample variance, etc.  
   Compare       parameter       3  
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n.
a willingness to believe in the absence of sufficient evidence, or contrary to the evidence.
this could cover all instances of use of the word 'faith'.
n.
Forensic is used to describe the work of scientists who examine evidence in order to help the police solve crimes.
o.
The discovery of admissible evidence using techniques with computers and electronic digital devices is called cyber forensics
[Tech.] presentation of discovered data as evidence in court
v.
the secretary of state is required by the police and criminal evidence act to make provision by regulations for recording, in national police records, convictions and cautions for such offences as are required.
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"

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