1. [ adjective ] (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)
Synonyms: average

"the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20" "the median income for the year was $15,000"

Related terms: statistics normal
2. [ adjective ] relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
Synonyms: medial
Related terms: central
3. [ adjective ] (anatomy) dividing an animal into right and left halves
Synonyms: medial
Related terms: mesial
4. [ noun ] (mathematics,statistics) the value below which 50% of the cases fall
Synonyms: median_value
Related terms: average statistics
Similar spelling:   medan