# Mean+average

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**average age**— mean age, usual age; middle age …52

**average balance**— mean balance of an account during a particular period …53

**average cost**— mean expense of a product or manufacturing factor …54

**average height**— mean height, medium height …55

**average rate of profit**— mean rate of earnings …56

**mean temperature**— average temperature …57

**mean**— Average; equal to the sum of the observations divided by the number of observations …58

**Average**— In mathematics, an average, or central tendency[1] of a data set is a measure of the middle value of the data set. Average is one form of central tendency. Not all central tendencies should be considered definitions of average. There are many… …59

**Mean**— This article is about the statistical concept. For other uses, see Mean (disambiguation). In statistics, mean has two related meanings: the arithmetic mean (and is distinguished from the geometric mean or harmonic mean). the expected value of a… …60

**mean**— The expected value of a random variable. Arithmetic average of a sample. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. mean mean 1 [miːn] adjective [only before a noun] STATISTICS average: • Analysts mean estimate is for earnings of 33 cents a share …