from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Statistics concerning the important events in human life, such as births, deaths, marriages, and migrations.
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- n. Plural form of vital statistic.
- n. Statistics of births, marriages and deaths.
- n. The size of a woman's bust, waist and hips, normally measured in inches.
- n. A concise piece of trivia on a subject, sometimes in table format.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. statistics respecting the duration of life, and the circumstances affecting its duration.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. data relating to births and deaths and health and diseases and marriages
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Intimately associated with vital statistics comes the question of climate.