# Mean+average

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**average**— I (midmost) adjective center, centermost, intermediate, mean, mean proportioned, medial, median, mediate, medium, mid, middle, middle class, middle grade, middlemost, middling associated concepts: average annual earnings or wages, average capital …22

**mean#**— mean n 1 *average, median, norm, par 2 Mean, instrument, instrumentality, agent, agency, medium, organ, vehicle, channel denote a person or thing through or by which work is performed or an end is effected. Mean, usually in the form means which… …23

**mean**— mean1 [mēn] vt. meant [ment] meaning [ME menen < OE mænan, to mean, tell, complain, akin to Ger meinen, to have in mind, have as opinion < IE base * meino , opinion, intent > OIr mian, wish, desire] 1. to have in mind; intend; purpose… …24

**average**— [adj1] normal, typical boilerplate*, common, commonplace, customary, dime a dozen*, everyday, fair, fair to middling*, familiar, garden*, garden variety*, general, humdrum*, intermediate, mainstream, mediocre, medium, middle of the road*,… …25

**mean**— [adj1] ungenerous close, greedy, mercenary, mingy, miserly, niggard, parsimonious, penny pinching*, penurious, rapacious, scrimpy, selfish, stingy, tight, tight fisted*; concept 334 Ant. generous, kind, unselfish mean [adj2] hostile, rude bad… …26

**Mean absolute percentage error**— (MAPE) is measure of accuracy in a fitted time series value in statistics, specifically trending. It usually expresses accuracy as a percentage, and is defined by the formula: where At is the actual value and Ft is the forecast value. The… …27

**Mean platelet volume**— (MPV) is a machine calculated measurement of the average size of platelets found in blood and is typically included in blood tests as part of the CBC. Since the average platelet size is larger when the body is producing increased numbers of… …28

**mean**— I (average) adjective central, grouping, intermediary, medial, median, medium, mesial, middle, midmost, statistical average II (base) adjective abject, brutal, contemptible, degrading, despicable, disgraceful, dishonorable, heinous, ignoble,… …29

**average, median, mean**— Average applies to what is midway between extremes on a scale of evaluation. With a series of numbers, you would find the average by adding them and dividing by their number. You would find the median by discovering the middle number in an… …30

**Average**— Av er*age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Averaged} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Averaging}.] 1. To find the mean of, when sums or quantities are unequal; to reduce to a mean. [1913 Webster] 2. To divide among a number, according to a given proportion; as, to… …