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  • n. A person who estimates, especially one who estimates costs
  • n. A function of a random sample of a population used to estimate some parameter of the whole population

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who estimates or values; a valuer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who estimates or judges.
  • n. A weighing-scale adapted to the estimating of the quantity of material in a gross (or other number) of articles by weighing a single article.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an expert at calculation (or at operating calculating machines)

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