# Mean+average

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**average**— I. noun Etymology: from earlier average proportionally distributed charge for damage at sea, modification of Middle French avarie damage to ship or cargo, from Old Italian avaria, from Arabic ‘awārīya damaged merchandise Date: 1732 1. a. a single …62

**Mean**— The expected value of a random variable. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. mean mean 1 [miːn] adjective [only before a noun] STATISTICS average: • Analysts mean estimate is for earnings of 33 cents a share. [m0] …63

**Mean value theorem**— For the theorem in harmonic function theory, see Harmonic function#Mean value property. Topics in Calculus Fundamental theorem Limits of functions Continuity Mean value theorem Differential calculus  Derivative Change of variables …64

**Mean reversion (finance)**— For other uses, see Mean reversion (disambiguation). Mean reversion is a mathematical concept sometimes used for stock investing, but it can be applied to other assets. In general terms, the essence of the concept is the assumption that both a… …65

**Mean free path**— In physics, the mean free path is the average distance covered by a moving particle (such as an atom, a molecule, a photon) between successive impacts (collisions) [1] which modify its direction or energy or other particle properties. Contents 1… …66

**average**— I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. normal, norm, mean, standard. adj. mean, normal, ordinary. See unimportance, mediocrity, generality. Ant., exceptional, extraordinary, outstanding. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. ordinary, normal, medium …67

**Mean**— (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Mean >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 mean mean medium intermedium average balance mediocrity generality Sgm: N 1 median median mode Sgm: N 1 golden mean golden mean &c.(mid c …68

**mean**— mean1 /meen/, v., meant, meaning. v.t. 1. to have in mind as one s purpose or intention; intend: I meant to compliment you on your work. 2. to intend for a particular purpose, destination, etc.: They were meant for each other. 3. to intend to… …69

**mean**— mean1 W1S1 [mi:n] v [T] past tense and past participle meant [ment] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(have a particular meaning)¦ 2¦(intend to say something)¦ 3¦(intend to do something)¦ 4¦(result in something)¦ 5¦(be familiar)¦ 6¦(say something seriously)¦ 7¦(how… …70

**Average**— An arithmetic mean of selected stocks intended to represent the behavior of the market or some component of it. One good example is the widely quoted Dow Jones Industrial Average, which adds the current prices of the 30 DJIA s stocks, and divides …