STATISTIC, STATISTICAL, a. [from state or statist.] Pertaining to the state of society, the condition of the people, their economy, their property and resources.

adj. of or relating to statistics. Phrases and idioms: statistical physics physics as it is concerned with large numbers of particles to which statistics can be applied. statistical significance = SIGNIFICANCE 4. Derivatives: statistically adv.

Statistic Sta*tis"tic, Statistical Sta*tis"tic*al, a. [Cf. F. statistique.] Of or pertaining to statistics; as, statistical knowledge, statistical tabulation.

Statistical means relating to the use of statistics. The report contains a great deal of statistical information...ADJ: usu ADJ n • statisticallyThe results are not statistically significant...ADV: ADV with cl/group, ADV with v