# Mean+average

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**Mean arterial pressure**— The mean arterial pressure (MAP) is a term used in medicine to describe an average blood pressure in an individual.[1] It is defined as the average arterial pressure during a single cardiac cycle. Contents 1 Calculation 2 Estimation …82

**mean**— 1. v.tr. (past and past part. meant) 1 a (often foll. by to + infin.) have as one s purpose or intention; have in mind (they really mean mischief; I didn t mean to break it). b (foll. by by) have as a motive in explanation (what do you mean by… …83

**mean deviation**— noun the arithmetic mean of the absolute values of deviations from the mean of a distribution • Syn: ↑mean deviation from the mean • Topics: ↑statistics • Hypernyms: ↑deviation * * * noun …84

**Mean squared error**— In statistics, the mean squared error (MSE) of an estimator is one of many ways to quantify the difference between values implied by a kernel density estimator and the true values of the quantity being estimated. MSE is a risk function,… …85

**Mean effective pressure**— The mean effective pressure is a quantity related to the operation of an reciprocating engine and is a valuable measure of an engine s capacity to do work that is independent of engine displacement[1]. When quoted as an indicated mean effective… …86

**mean*/*/*/**— [miːn] (past tense and past participle meant [ment] ) verb [T] I 1) to have a particular meaning What does ‘maudlin mean?[/ex] The word ‘serviette means something different in French.[/ex] 2) to intend to communicate a particular meaning By… …87

**mean life**— Physics. 1. the average time that an unstable particle or nucleus survives before it decays. 2. See decay time. Also called average life, lifetime. * * * In radioactivity, the average lifetime of all the nuclei of a particular unstable atomic… …88

**Mean width**— In geometry, the mean width is a measure of dimension length of the size a body; see Hadwiger s theorem for more about the available measures of bodies. In n dimensions, one has to consider (n − 1) dimensional hyperplanes perpendicular to a given …89

**average**— [[t]æ̱vərɪʤ[/t]] ♦♦ averages, averaging, averaged 1) N COUNT An average is the result that you get when you add two or more numbers together and divide the total by the number of numbers you added together. Take the average of those ratios and… …90

**mean**— I. verb (meant; meaning) Etymology: Middle English menen, from Old English mǣnan; akin to Old High German meinen to have in mind, Old Church Slavic měniti to mention Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to have in the mind as a purpose …91

**Mean time to recovery**— For other uses, see MTTR (disambiguation). Mean time to recovery (MTTR)[1][2] is the average time that a device will take to recover from any failure. Examples of such devices range from self resetting fuses (where the MTTR would be very short,… …92

**average**— A mean proportion, medial sum or quantity, made out of unequal sums or quantities. Brisendine v. Skousen Bros., 48 Ariz. 416, 62 P.2d 326, 329. In ordinary usage the term signifies the mean between two or more quantities, measures, or numbers. If …93

**average**— A mean proportion, medial sum or quantity, made out of unequal sums or quantities. Brisendine v. Skousen Bros., 48 Ariz. 416, 62 P.2d 326, 329. In ordinary usage the term signifies the mean between two or more quantities, measures, or numbers. If …94

**mean**— I verb 1) flashing lights mean the road is blocked Syn: signify, convey, denote, designate, indicate, connote, show, express, spell out; stand for, represent, symbolize; imply, suggest, intimate, hint at, insinuate …95

**Mean free time**— Molecules in a fluid constantly collide off each other. The mean free time of a molecule in a fluid is the average time between collisions. The mean free path of the molecule is the product of the average speed and the mean free time. These… …96

**mean**— /mi:n/ adjective average ● The mean annual increase in sales is 3.20%. ♦ mean price the average price of a share in a day’s trading ■ noun the average or number calculated by adding several quantities together and dividing by the number of… …97

**mean free path**— Physics, Chem. (in a collection of moving particles)the average distance that a particle travels between successive collisions with other particles. * * * ▪ physics average distance an object will move between collisions. The actual… …98

**mean value**— noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n • Syn: ↑mean • Derivationally related forms: ↑mean (for: ↑mean) • Topics: ↑statistics …99

**mean, median, and mode**— In mathematics, the three principal ways of designating the average value of a list of numbers. The arithmetic mean is found by adding the numbers and dividing the sum by the number of numbers in the list. This is what is most often meant by an… …100

**Mean**— The simple mathematical average of a set of two or more numbers. The mean for a given set of numbers can be computed in more than one way, including the arithmetic mean method, which uses the sum of the numbers in the series, and the geometric… …