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predictor (n.)

1650s, from Medieval Latin praedictor, agent noun from praedicere (see predict). Statistical sense is from 1950.

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Definitions of predictor from WordNet

predictor (n.)
someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge);
predictor (n.)
information that supports a probabilistic estimate of future events;
the weekly bulletin contains several predictors of mutual fund performance
predictor (n.)
a computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival;
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