# Mean+average

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**mean distance**— noun the arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a celestial body (satellite or secondary star) from its primary • Hypernyms: ↑distance * * * noun : the arithmetical mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a planet, satellite …102

**Mean difference**— The mean difference is a measure of statistical dispersion equal to the average absolute difference of two independent values drawn from a probability distribution. A related statistic is the relative mean difference, which is the mean difference …103

**average**— 1. noun the price is above the national average Syn: mean, median, mode; norm, standard, rule, par 2. adjective 1) the average temperature in May Syn: mean, median, modal 2) a woman of a …104

**average**— I. n. 1. Medium, mean proportion, medial sum or quantity. 2. Mediocrity, medium grade, mean standard. II. v. a. 1. Equate, reduce to an average, reduce to a mean. 2. (Com.) Proportion, distribute proportionally. III …105

**mean**— 1. noun A measure of central tendency of a *population of data. The arithmetic mean is popularly referred to as the *average, and it is calculated by adding together the values of individual items in a set of numbers and dividing the total by the …106

**mean high water**— the average elevation of all high waters recorded at a particular station, usually over 19 years. Shorter terms may be used but are readjusted to eliminate variability and give a result equivalent to the 19 year value. All high water heights are… …107

**mean**— I v 1. intend, have in mind, have in heart, have in view; contemplate, think of, talk of, dream of; purpose, plan, have plans or intentions, expect; aspire to, hope to, aim to, drive at, strive for, work for, labor for, pursue. 2. meant for made… …108

**average**— 1. noun the national average Syn: mean, median, mode, norm, standard, rule, par 2. adjective 1) the average temperature Syn: mean, median, modal 2) a wo …109

**mean effective pressure: (MEP)**— The average pressure of the burning fuel on the power stroke subtracted by the average pressure on the other three strokes. Pressure is in pounds per square inch. Average pressure on a surface when a changing pressure condition exists. Also see… …110

**mean**— {{11}}mean (adj.1) low quality, c.1200, shared by all, from imene, from O.E. gemæne common, public, general, universal, shared by all, from P.Gmc. *ga mainiz possessed jointly (Cf. O.Fris. mene, O.S. gimeni, M.L.G. gemeine, M.Du. gemene, Du.… …111

**Mean curvature**— In mathematics, the mean curvature H of a surface S is an extrinsic measure of curvature that comes from differential geometry and that locally describes the curvature of an embedded surface in some ambient space such as Euclidean space. The… …112

**mean**— arithmetic mean; n. the average of a group of observations calculated by adding their values and dividing by the number in the group. When one or more observations are substantially different from the rest, which can influence the arithmetic mean …113

**mean**— /mi:n/ adjective average ● The mean annual increase in sales is 3.20%. ■ noun the average or number calculated by adding several quantities together and dividing by the number of quantities added ● Unit sales are over the mean for the first… …114

**Mean time to repair**— For other uses, see MTTR (disambiguation). Mean time to repair (MTTR) is a basic measure of the maintainability of repairable items. It represents the average time required to repair a failed component or device.[1] Expressed mathematically, it… …115

**average**— Synonyms and related words: Everyman, Public, accustomed, amidships, as a rule, average man, average out, avoid extremes, balance, banal, besetting, bisect, bourgeois, center, central, common, common man, common run, commonplace, conventional,… …116

**average**— av|er|age1 [ æv(ə)rıdʒ ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount the amount, level, standard, etc. that is typical of a group of people or things: Incomes here are nowhere near the national average. above/below average: Her performance in the test was way …117

**average**— 01. The [average] child watches almost 3 hours of television per day. 02. Richard is an above [average] badminton player. 03. The cost [averages] out to about $5 per person. 04. The [average] price of houses in Seattle has risen by almost 10%… …118

**mean**— I [[t]min[/t]] v. meant, mean•ing 1) to have in mind as one s purpose or intention; intend 2) to intend for a particular destiny: They were meant for each other[/ex] 3) to intend to express or indicate: What do you mean by “perfect”?[/ex] 4) to… …119

**mean**— I. /min / (say meen) verb (meant /mɛnt/ (say ment), meaning) –verb (t) 1. to have in the mind as in intention or purpose (often with an infinitive as object): I mean to talk to her. 2. to intend for a particular purpose, destination, etc.: his… …120

**Mean corpuscular volume**— The mean corpuscular volume, or mean cell volume (MCV), is a measure of the average red blood cell volume that is reported as part of a standard complete blood count. In patients with anemia, it is the MCV measurement that allows classification… …