HyperDic: median

English > 4 senses of the word median:
ADJECTIVEallmedian, averagerelating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
allmedian, medialdividing an animal into right and left halves
allmedian, medialrelating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
NOUNcognitionmedian, median valuethe value below which 50% of the cases fall
median > pronunciation
Soundsmiy'diyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > median: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values).
Examples
  • "the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20"
  • "the median income for the year was $15,000"
Synonymaverage
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Broadernormalconforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm
Spanishmedio
Nounsmedianthe value below which 50% of the cases fall
English > median: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdividing an animal into right and left halves.
Synonymmedial
BroadermesialIn or directed toward the midline or mesial plane of the body
Spanishmedial, mediano
Catalanmedial
English > median: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningrelating to or situated in or extending toward the middle.
Synonymmedial
BroadercentralIn or near a center or constituting a center
Spanishmedial, mediano
Catalanmedial
English > median: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe value below which 50% of the cases fall.
Synonymmedian value
CategorystatisticsA branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
Broaderaverage, normA statistic describing the location of a distribution
Spanishmediana
Catalanmediana, mitjana
Adjectivesmedianrelating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)

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