# Mean+average

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**Mean**— Mean, n. 1. That which is mean, or intermediate, between two extremes of place, time, or number; the middle point or place; middle rate or degree; mediocrity; medium; absence of extremes or excess; moderation; measure. [1913 Webster] But to speak …32

**mean**— Ⅰ. mean [1] ► VERB (past and past part. meant) 1) intend to express or refer to. 2) (of a word) have as its explanation in the same language or its equivalent in another language. 3) intend to occur or be the case. 4) have as a consequence. 5) …33

**Mean motion**— Mean motion, , is a measure of how fast a satellite progresses around its elliptical orbit. Unless the orbit is circular, the mean motion is only an average value, and does not represent the instantaneous angular rate. In the databases of… …34

**Average daily traffic**— or ADT, and sometimes also mean daily traffic, is the average number of vehicles two way passing a specific point in a 24 hour period, normally measured throughout a year. ADT is the standard measurement for vehicle traffic load on a section of… …35

**mean corpuscular volume**— n the volume of the average red blood cell in a given blood sample that is found by multiplying the hematocrit by 10 and dividing by the estimated number of red blood cells abbr. MCV * * * (MCV) the average volume of erythrocytes, conventionally… …36

**Mean square weighted deviation**— is used extensively in geochronology, the science of obtaining information about the time of formation of, for example, rocks, minerals, bones, corals, or charcoal, or the time at which particular processes took place in a rock mass, for example… …37

**Average**— Av er*age, v. i. To form, or exist in, a mean or medial sum or quantity; to amount to, or to be, on an average; as, the losses of the owners will average twenty five dollars each; these spars average ten feet in length. [1913 Webster] …38

**mean deviation**— mean′ devia′tion n. sta a measure of dispersion, computed by taking the arithmetic mean of the absolute values of the deviations of the functional values from some central value, usu. the mean or median Also called average deviation Etymology:… …39

**mean deviation**— n. a measure of variability equal to the average of the absolute values of a set of deviations from a specified value, usually the arithmetic mean …40

**Mean length of utterance**— (or MLU) is a measure of linguistic productivity in children. It is traditionally calculated by collecting 100 utterances spoken by a child and dividing the number of morphemes by the number of utterances. A higher MLU is taken to indicate a… …