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**1.**A*measurement*or a statement about the*value*of some quantity that is known, believed, or suspected to incorporate some*degree*of*error*.**2.**The result of applying any*estimator*to a*random**sample*of*data*. It is not a*random**variable*but a realization of one, a fixed quantity, and it has no*variance*although commonly it also furnishes an e. of what the*variance*of the*estimator*is. (Not to be confused with an*estimator*, which is a*prescription*for obtaining an e..) [L. aestimo, pp. aestimatum, to appraise]-**Kaplan-Meier e.***nonparametric**method*of compiling*life*tables or*survival*tables that combines calculated probabilities of*survival*with estimates to allow for censored (missing) observations; used mainly in*survival*studies of*cancer*and similar long-term diseases.* * *

es·ti·mate (esґtĭ-mət) [L.*aestimare*to value, to estimate] 1. a rough calculation or one based on incomplete data. 2. a statistic used to characterize the value of a population parameter. Called also*estimator.*

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**Estimate**— Es ti*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estimated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estimating}.] [L. aestimatus, p. p. of aestimare. See {Esteem}, v. t.] 1. To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data, either the extrinsic (money), or intrinsic… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**estimate**— vb 1 Estimate, appraise, evaluate, value, rate, assess, assay are comparable when meaning to judge a thing with respect to its worth. Estimate usually implies a personal and sometimes a reasoned judgment which, whether considered or casual, is by … New Dictionary of Synonyms**Estimate**— Es ti*mate, n. A valuing or rating by the mind, without actually measuring, weighing, or the like; rough or approximate calculation; as, an estimate of the cost of a building, or of the quantity of water in a pond. [1913 Webster] Weigh success in … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**estimate**— [es′tə māt΄; ] for n. [, es′təmit] vt. estimated, estimating [< L aestimatus, pp. of aestimare: see ESTEEM] 1. to form an opinion or judgment about 2. to judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.);… … English World dictionary**estimate**— I (approximate cost) noun admeasurement, aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, approximate calculation, approximate judgment of value, approximate value, approximation, assessment, calculation, charge, computation, considered guess, educated guess … Law dictionary**estimate**— [n] approximate calculation; educated guess appraisal, appraisement, assay, assessment, ballpark figure*, belief, conclusion, conjecture, estimation, evaluation, gauging, guess, guesstimate*, impression, judgment, measure, measurement,… … New thesaurus**estimate**— ► NOUN 1) an approximate calculation. 2) a written statement indicating the likely price that will be charged for specified work. 3) a judgement or appraisal. ► VERB ▪ form an estimate of. DERIVATIVES estimation noun estimator … English terms dictionary**estimate**— estimate. См. индекс изоляции. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.**estimate**— ▪ I. estimate es‧ti‧mate 1 [ˈestmt] noun [countable] 1. a calculation of what the value, size, amount etc of something will probably be: • They were able to give us a rough estimate (= a not very exact one ) of the cost. • Even the most … Financial and business terms**estimate**— {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ official, unofficial ▪ current, recent ▪ Current estimates suggest that supplies will run out within six months. ▪ early … Collocations dictionary**estimate**— I n. 1) to give, make; submit an estimate (the contractors had to submit estimates) 2) (colloq.) (AE) a ballpark ( approximate ) estimate 3) an approximate, rough; conservative; long range; preliminary; short range; written estimate 4) an… … Combinatory dictionary