Definition of avarage
1. average [ a ] (statistics) approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
Examples: "the average income in New England is below that of the nation" "of average height for his age" "the mean annual rainfall"
(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)
The quiescent level of centimeter wave-length solar_radiation would increase the average disk brightness temperature by less than 1 ` K .
At meter wave_lengths and increase of the order of 10 ` K in the average disk temperatures of the nearer planets would be expected .
The ratio of the measured antenna temperature_change during a drift scan across the moon to the average brightness temperature of the moon over the antenna beam ( assuming that the brightness temperature of the sky is negligible ) was found , by graphical integration of the antenna directivity diagram , to be 0.85 .
(Raymond C. Binder et al., editors, Proceedings...)
The graphite was National_Carbon_NC 60 , which has a porosity of 50 % and an average pore size of 30 This small pore size was required to ensure uniformity of the flow leaving the anode .
(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)
Preliminary data from 1959_Eta give an average impact rate of * * f for masses larger than * * f for about 1000 events in a 22 - day period ( LaGow and Alexander , 1960 ) .Synonyms average mean Related Terms statistics normal
2. average [ v ] amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
Examples: "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"
(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)
( 2 ) In the critical micelle region , there is a rapid agglomeration or polymerization to give the micelles , which have a degree of polymerization averaging around 60 - 80 .
(Clifford H. Pope, The Giant Snakes....)
A brood of twenty-eight born at Brookfield_Zoo , near Chicago , ranged in_length from 22 to 33 - 1 2 inches and averaged 29 inches .
Raymond_L_._Ditmars had two broods that averaged 27 inches .
A Colombian female 's brood of sixteen boa_constrictors born in the Staten_Island_Zoo averaged 20 inches .
(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)
The BOD in the effluent averaged 58 mg / l , a 76 - per_cent reduction over the 24 - hr period .Synonyms average average_out Related Terms total
3. average [ n ] a statistic describing the location of a distribution
Examples: : "it set the norm for American homes"
(L. Don Leet and Florence J. Leet, editors, The World of...)
The Hawaiian_Islands are struck severely an average of once every 25 years .
(Peter J. White, "Report on Laos"...)
They look_after their fields and children and water_buffaloes in ten or eleven thousand villages , with an average of 200 souls .
(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)
He again stated that he was `` a regular minister '' ; that he was `` devoting an average of 100 hours a month to actual preaching publicly '' , in_addition to 50 to 75 hours in other ministerial duties , and that he opposed war in any form .
(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)
While high anxiety children achieve significantly less well ( * * f ) in the unstructured school than do low anxiety children , they appear to do at_least as well as the average in the structured classroom .Synonyms average norm Related Terms statistic mean mode median age_norm statistics
4. average [ a ] lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered
Examples: "average people" "the ordinary (or common) man in the street"
(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
Aside from this , the average portion contains some protein , an appreciable amount of vitamins and C - about one-tenth of the minimum daily requirement , and about a third of the official vitamin_E requirement .
(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)
After_all , the average American as he lies and waits for the enemy in Korea or as she scans the newspaper in some vain hope of personal contact with the front is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal , economic and governmental actions far beyond the normal citizen 's comprehension and control .Synonyms average ordinary Related Terms common
5. average [ a ] of no exceptional quality or ability
Examples: "a novel of average merit" "only a fair performance of the sonata" "in fair health" "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average" "the performance was middling at best"
(Howard Fast, April Morning....)
They tried to outface him , but Joseph_Simmons was as wide as two average men , and it would have taken braver men than these were to outface him .Synonyms average middling mediocre fair Related Terms ordinary
6. average [ a ] around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures
Examples: "an orange of average size" "intermediate capacity" "a plane with intermediate range" "medium bombers"
(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)
Expecting something more-than average wacky , I was surprised by what we found .Synonyms medium average intermediate Related Terms moderate
7. average [ v ] achieve or reach on average
Examples: "He averaged a C"
With tips , the girls average between $ 150 and $ 200 a week , depending_on basic salary .
(Rhode Island Legislative Council. Research Report...)
In 1959 - 60 , vehicles averaged an operating_cost of .027 per mile .Synonyms average Related Terms achieve
8. average [ v ] compute the average ofUsed in print:
(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)
When now we count the frequency of the 71 items in the two language families appearing in the same column or grade , or one column or grade apart , or two or three or four , we find these differences : * * f This distribution can be summarized by averaging the distance in grades apart : * * f ; which , divided by * * f gives a mean of 1.07 grades apart .Synonyms average_out average Related Terms calculate arithmetic
9. average [ a ] (statistics) relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution
Examples: "the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"
10. average [ a ] (statistics) relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in an even-numbered set)
Examples: "the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20" "the median income for the year was $15,000"
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