Definitions for **"mean"**

The mathematical average of a data set. Both technical and fundamental analysts...

Of little value or account; worthy of little or no regard; contemptible; despicable.

Average; having an intermediate value between two extremes, or between the several successive values of a variable quantity during one cycle of variation; as, mean distance; mean motion; mean solar day.

A quantity having an intermediate value between several others, from which it is derived, and of which it expresses the resultant value; usually, unless otherwise specified, it is the simple average, formed by adding the quantities together and dividing by their number, which is called an arithmetical mean. A geometrical mean is the nth root of the product of the n quantities being averaged.

An average; intermediate or middle position in value, quantity, or degree. The "arithmetic mean" is a statistical measure derived by adding a set of values and dividing the total by the number of values.

A measure of central tendency. The arithmetic average which is computed by adding all the individual values in the group and dividing by the number of values in the group.

The mean is simply the total (of a data set's values) divided by the the total number of values . It measures the middle of the data in a center of gravity sense and is essentially the point at which the histogram of the data set would balance. Its descriptive role is quite analogous to that of the mean of a random variable, used in describing its probability law.

The average of a series of observations or measurements. The expected value of a statistical distribution.

The sum of a list of numbers, divided by the total number of numbers in the list. Also called arithmetic mean.

In statistics, calculated by adding together all of the data values and dividing this sum by the total number of data values.

he average of a set of numerical data; the sum of a set of numerical data divided by the number of items in the set (see also measures of central tendency)

The sum of all items divided by the number of items. Also referred to as "average".

is the measure of central tendency; also called the 'average'. It is calculated by the sum of the data points divided by the number of data points.

the average of a set of numbers, determined by adding all the values and dividing by the number of values.

being near the average; occupying a middle position

A mean or average value over a stated period is the arithmetic mean. This is obtained by totalling the individual values and then dividing this total by the number of values. The mean of an element for a particular month is obtained by totalling all the values of that element for that month over the period of record and dividing by the number of values.

A mathematical term; to find the mean is to order the numbers used from least to greatest, and then take the middlemost number. It is not the average.

An average, one of several that summarise the typical value of a set of data. The mean is the grand total divided by the number of data points.

Arithmetic average of a set of scores; a measure of central tendency

In a data set, the sum of all the data points, divided by the number of data points; average.

having an intermediate value between two extremes, the average

The sum of a set of values divided by the number of values summed. Commonly called "average," "mean" is a more specific term and is used to ensure its differentiation from "mode" and "median," other terms with similar, but somewhat different meanings. See text, Chapter 13. See also, "standard deviation."

The simple average for a population characteristic is the sum of all the values in a population divided by the size of the population. For this report, population means are estimated by computing the weighted sum of the sample values, then dividing by the sum of the sample weights. For example, “Mean Hours per Week” is the weighted sum of the number of operating hours divided by the weighted sum of the number of buildings; “Mean Square Feet per Building” is the weighted sum of the total square feet divided by the weighted sum of the number of buildings; and “Mean Square Feet per Worker” is the weighted sum of the total square feet divided by the weighted sum of the total number of main shift workers. (See Weight.)

Average. The sum of all the values in a group, divided by the number in the group.

the arithmetic mean, or means, of a set of measurements is the sum of the measurements divided by the total number of measurements.

The arithmetical average of a collection of numbers; the center of a Gaussian distribution.

A simple average value of a set of data.

The average value of all the available numbers is also called the mean. The mean is often used as an example of the standard or norm.

the average of your sample, computed by taking the sum of the individual scores and dividing them by the total number of individuals (sample size, "n").

average of a series of values

The average of a set of numeric values, as calculated by summing the individual values and dividing by the number of values in the set.

The most commonly used descriptive statistic, it tells us the average of a set of values. See also standard deviation, statistical analysis.

Represents the annualized average monthly return from which the standard deviation is calculated.

A more technical term for average.

The average of a set of numbers, calculated by dividing the sum by the number of values.

One of several statistics that describe the central tendency in a group. Other measures of central tendency include the median and the mode. The mean is simply the average of all the measures; the average is the sum of all measures divided by the number of these measures. The presence of a few extreme values can result in a mean that is not a good description of the central tendency of the group as a whole.

(3) A typical or middle value for a set of numbers. It is found by adding the numbers in the set and then dividing the total by the number of values in the set. Example: 2, 4, 5, 9, 10 = 30; 30 ÷ 5 = 6; The mean is 6.

The average of a collection of numbers, the mean of a population is represented by m and represents the mean of a sample.

the sum of the values of all observations or data points divided by the number of observations, an arithmetical average

A way of finding the 'middle' of a set of data; the ordinary or 'arithmetic' meanis found by adding up all the values and dividing the total by the number of values.

A measure of central tendency of a set of data. It is calculated by dividing the sum of the values of the data points by the number of those data points.

See measure of central tendency.

a type of average; the result of a sum of a group of numbers being divided by the number of members in the group.

The average of a set of data. It is calculated by finding the sum of all the numbers in the set and then dividing the sum by the number of data.

the average obtained by adding together the sum of the values and dividing by the number of values.

The average value calculated by taking the sum of all values and dividing by the total number of values.

a type of average. The arithmetic mean is the sum of quantities divided by the number of them: for example, the arithmetic mean of 5, 6, 14, 15 and 45 is (5 + 6 + 14 + 15 + 45) ÷ 5 = 17.

the sum of the measures in a distribution divided by the number of measures; the average.

Arithmetic average. The total is divided by the number of scores. Extreme scores (those that are very high or very low) can skew the mean. When a mean is skewed, it does not accurately show the "true" mean of a set of scores. Also see central tendency, distribution.

The average value of the data in a time series.

(arithmetic mean): Average value in a set of numbers â€“ total of all values divided by the number of observations. [See also median, mode

(average) - Obtained by adding all the observed values together and dividing by the total number of observed values.

an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n

used of sums of money; so small in amount as to deserve contempt

an average, or the sum of the observations divided by the number of observations

also called arithmetic mean or average(of a variable in a data set) The number obtained by adding up all values for all the individuals and dividing by the number of individuals. (of a distribution) The number obtained by summing, over all possible values, the product of each value with its probability. For a continuous distribution the summation is replaced by an integral. (of a random variable) a synonym for expectation.

In a collection of data, the sum of all the data divided by the number of data.

The average value of a population. This value is often symbolized by the Greek letter mu, . It also means the average value of a sample, in which case the symbol M is used. The sample mean is most often a good estimate of the population mean.

obtained by adding all scores and dividing by total count. Also called average.

The average score within a distribution.

The arithmetic mean value of the posterior probability distribution for the parameter of interest.

(noun) The average of a set of numbers, computed by adding all members of a set together and dividing that sum by the total number of set members. Example: For the four element set {2,5,3,4} the mean is computed by dividing the sum of the set elements 2+5+3+4=14 by the number of elements in the set 4. Thus the mean of the set {2,5,3,4} = 14/4 = 3.5. See also median.

average throughout life; HID's are rated in mean lumens.

The sum of the values in a data set divided by the number of values in the data set.

The number found by dividing the sum of a set of numbers by the number of addends.

Sum of all items in a group, divided by the number of items in the group.

A value derived by adding several qualities and dividing the sum by the number of these quantities.

(see Expected Value or Sample Mean)

The average of a group of scores. It is a measure of central tendency.

The average of a data set. The sum of the members of a data set divided by the number of members of the data set (for the data set: 2, 3, 4, 11 Mean=5)

An average found by adding the numbers in an array and dividing by the total number of items presented. Typically called "the average". In the example array: 2, 5, 32, 135; 43.5 is the mean (or average).

A measure of central tendency. It is the numerical average.

The mean, a measure of central tendency, is the average. To calculate the mean add all of the values for each region and divide by the total number of regions.

The arithmetic average of the scores in a sample distribution.

In statistics, the arithmetic average. In Real Estate, how the landlord is when the tenant fails to pay rent.

Is often considered as the simple arithmetic average of the sum of the observed values divided by the number of observations. The simple unweighted mean of the listed four observations: 8,12, 10 and 14 is 11. This statistic is computed by (8+12+10+14=44) 44 divided by 4. The geometric mean of the same four observations is 10.77. It is computed by multiplying each observed value and then deriving the nth root of that number. The geometric mean can only be equal to or less than the comparable arithmetic mean.

(arithmetic mean) The average value of a number of observations, calculated by dividing their sum by the total number of observations.

A measure of central tendency equal to the sum of all the observations divided by the number of observations.

(i) a measure of central tendency of the population (population mean), or (ii) the arithmetic average of a set of values (sample mean).

a measure of central tendency found by summing all members in a set of data and dividing by the number of members in the set. For example, the mean of {3, 4, 8} is 5. The mean is often called the average.

The mean (also called the arithmetic mean and the average) is the most commonly used measure of central tendency in statistics. The mean is computed by summing all the raw scores and then divided by the total number of scores. Formula

The arithmetic average; a measure of central ten-dency.

value obtained by dividing the sum of a set of numbers and dividing by the number of numbers in the set. Also referred to as the average.

A measure of central tendency, giving an average of a set of scores (i.e. the sum of all the scores divided by the number of scores in the set).

Same as the average: Sum of all values in a distribution divided by the number of values in the distribution. » More about the mean

The average of a set of data. Specifically, the arithmetic average derived by dividing the sum of all periodic returns by the number of periods recorded.

A measure of central tendency calculated by dividing the sum of all the values by the number of the values.

The sum of a set of numbers divided by the number of elements in the set.

equals the sum of the observation values divided by the number of observations. Modern Portfolio Theory- a method of choosing investments that focuses on the importance of the relationship among all of the investments in a portfolio rather than the individual merits of each investment. The method allows investors to quantify and control the amount of risk they accept and return they achieve.

(More properly the arithmetic mean, there other sorts of mean). The sum of all the observations divided by the number of observations. The mean can only be used to describe continuous metric data. The mean is frequently what people mean when they refer to the average.

The sum of the data points divided by the number of data points in a data set.

The mean is a particularly informative measure of the "central tendency" of the variable if it is reported along with its confidence interval. It's calculated by summing the observations and dividing by the number of observations.

The arithmetical average of items in a group.

A summation of a set of values, divided by the number of cases. The arithmetic mean is commonly referred to as the average.

A common measure of central tendency. The arithmetic mean is the sum of the values divided by the number of values in the sample. The median is preferred to the mean as a measure of central tendency if the distribution of values is skewed.

The average. Typically used in Critical Chain applications. 50% probability.

The average of a set of observations, unless otherwise specified.

Mean is another word for average. It is calculated by adding up all the individual numbers and then dividing by the number of individual entries.

This measure of central tendency indicates the point at which a population of observations is measured. Equals the sum of the observations' values, divided by the number of observations. Ïƒ (X)= X = observation value N = number of observations

Type of average. The sum of the values divided by the total number of values.

Mean of the sample Mean return

The arithmetic average of the values of an economic or statistical variable. For a variable with values xi, , the mean is mean() = ( xi/).

the average of a set of numbers found by adding the numbers in a set and dividing by the number of addends.

The average of all items included within a group, calculated by dividing the sum of the individual items, or variates, by the number of variates. ( See variate)

The simple arithmetic average from a set of numbers.

see AVERAGE.

The most common measure of central tendency, it is computed as the sum of the items divided by the number of items.

Time averaged data.

The mean is the arithmetic average of a set of scores. It is equal to the sum of the scores divided by the number of scores. The mean is one of three statistics used to indicate central tendency.

the arithmetic average, or the sum of all the values divided by the number of values.

is the average value of a group of data calculated by summing up the values and dividing by the number of data points (the count).

is the scientific term for average as in "global mean temperature."

the sum of the items in a set of data divided by the number of items in the set; the average (The mean of {1,1,1,2,4,6,6} is 3 since (1 + 1 + 1 + 2 + 4 + 6 + 6) ÷ 7 = 3.)

The arithmetic average of a set of data in which the values of all observations are added together and divided by the number of observations

A number found by dividing the sum of two or more numbers by the number of addends. The mean is often referred to as the average.

a type of average (measure of central tendency); see either arithmetic mean, geometric mean, harmonic mean, or quadratic mean

The most common type of average â€“ the sum of scores divided by the total number of scores.

The mean is the arithmetic average of a data set (the sum of the the values divided by number of values). (from the BRFSS site http://www.cdc.gov/brfss)

In statistics, the measure of central tendency calculated by adding all the values and dividing the sum by the number of values. (Often referred to as the average.)

The mean is the same as the average. Add up the series of numbers and divide the sum by the number of values.

A measure of central tendency; the arithmetic average of all measurements in a data set.

A numerical measurement of the average result. (addition of all values divided by the amount of values taken)

The average of the accumulation of data, statistics and their results for a given topic.

A typical or central value for a set of numbers found by adding the numbers in the set and dividing the sum by the number of numbers. It is often referred to as the average.

A statistical measure of central tendency. Sum of observation values is divided by the number of observations. It is the first moment of a distribution.

The arithmetic average of a set of values. It is calculated as the sum of the values divided by the number of values.

Short for "arithmetic mean" meaning the average of a group of figures.

The arithmetic average of a set of observations obtained by dividing the sum of all such measures by the total number of observations.

A measure that is calculated by dividing the sum of all values by the number of those values. Also called the arithmetic average.

(noun) Halfway between extremes, average.

The arithmetic average of a set of values: the sum of a set of values divided by the number of values.

A measure of central tendency found by adding all the numbers in a set and dividing by the number of numbers.

The arithmetic mean is a descriptive statistic, which is a measure of central tendency, or average, around which the data clusters. All data in a sample is used. It is appropriate for data measured at least at interval level.

One of several ways of representing a group with a single, typical score. It is figured by adding up all the individual scores in a group and dividing them by the number of people in the group. Can be affected by extremely low or high scores.

The average of a set of replicate measurements. The replicate measurements should be made under similar conditions so that the mean value is a representation of the true value.

The sum of all scores divided by the number of scores, resulting in an average.

The average of a group of numbers.

A measure of the central tendency of a data set, the mean is the average value in a data set. It is determined by adding all the values and dividing the sum by the number of values in the data set.

the arithmetic average of a set of scores. (53, 646)

Another word for the average of a set of numbers. Simply add up the individual numbers and then divide by the number of items.

A measure of central tendency, the arithmetic average; a statistic used primarily with interval-ratio variables following symmetrical distributions.

The same as an average.

A statistic that measures the centre of a sample of data by adding up the data and dividing by the number of data points. Commonly referred to as the 'average'

The average of a number of items in a group (the total items divided by the number of items).

A measure of central tendency, also known as the arithmetical average, calculated by summing the values for all the cases and dividing the sum by the number of cases. Useful for ratio data and symmetrical distributions 22

The mean is the numerical average and it is usuallu calculated for each group or each condition.

The quotient obtained by dividing the sum of a set of scores by the number of scores; also called "average." Mathematicians call it "arithmetic mean."

The average value, taken as the sum of all values divided by the total number of values.

The arithmetic average of a group of values.

A statistics term. The average value in a set of measurements. The mean is the sum of a set of numbers divided by how many numbers are in the set.

The mean income is the average, found by adding up all the incomes in a population and dividing the result by the number of people.

is a statistic that measures the center of a sample of data (the first central moment) by adding up the observations and dividing by the number of data points. It may be thought of as the center of mass or balancing point for the data, i.e., that point at which a ruler would balance if all the data values were placed along it at their appropriate numerical values. [6

The arithmetic average of a set of numbers.

The arithmetic average: the sum of items in a series divided by the number of such items.

The mean may be thought of as the number found by adding the values of data in a sample, then dividing by the number of pieces of data. The mean is usually denoted by x-bar, and is popularly called "average." (For example, the mean of (1 +2 +3) /3 is 2.)

The sum of values in a sample, divided by the count (total number of values). The mean us similar to the median in that it estimates the "center" of the distribution of data.

Same as "average" (also called the "arithmetic mean").

The most common measure of central tendency; a measure of the "typical"individual obtained by averaging (totaling the various individual results and dividing by the number of results involved) a data set.

The average set of values, calculated by dividing the sum of all the values in the population by the total population.

Mean total score on the test, expressed in terms of the raw score (number of correct responses) scale, for those persons who gave the response represented by the column of frequencies immediately above the mean.

The average of the numerical results obtained from a series of analyses.

The sum of numbers in a set divided by the number of numbers in that set; sometimes referred to as the average.

The arithmetic average; the sum of the data divided by the sample size.

The population mean or expected value is defined as for a discrete variable X with probability function p(x), and as for a continuous variable X with p.d.f. f(x). The sample mean is the arithmetic average of a set of data, calculated by summing the data and dividing by the number of observations.

The arithmetic average of a set of numerical data.

The mean of a set of numbers is the sum of the set of numbers divided by n, the number of numbers in the set.

The average of a group of measurement values. Mean is determined by dividing the sum of the values by the number of values in the group.

In statistics, the average obtained by dividing the sum of two or more quantities by the number of these quantities.

(1) A quantity corresponding to one of possibly several different definitions of the "average" of a set of values. Examples include the arithmetic mean and the geometric mean. (2) The arithmetic mean (a.k.a. average).

A number between the smallest and largest in a group or set of numbers, obtained by adding all the values in the set and dividing the sum by the number of values Synonym: average Development Leadership Network, Success Measures Guide Book GlossarySource web site

The mean, or average, is an example of a descriptive statistic. Of all the descriptive statistics, the mean is the one most often reported. To calculate the mean, one needs to sum the individual results of the item being measured and then divide by the total number of results. The mean is often reported as M or X.

Statistical measure of central tendency in a set of data. The mean is calculated by adding all of the data values and dividing this quantity by the total number of data values.

The average value of a group of values within a sample.

A simple average (the sum of the items in a set of data divided by the number of items) or the value midway between two extremes (a high of 100 and a low of 50 have a mean of 75).

Synonym for average.

statistical average

The mathematical average of a range of numbers (calculated by dividing the sum total of all the items in the range by the total number of items in the range).

An arithmetic average. Types can include mean over an ensemble of experimental realizations, mean over a time period, mean along a line such as a road or flight path, mean in an area such as a farm field, or mean within a volume of air such as can be sampled by a remote sensor. For example, the mean wind speed from anemometer measurements is the speed at a fixed point averaged over a time period such as 10 minutes.

The simple mathematical average of two or more numbers.

The average or expected value of a random variable.

The expected value of a random variable Arithmetic average of a sample.

It's not nasty; it's an average. When you add up all the numbers in a group and then divide by how many numbers you have. Example: The group of numbers 2,4,6,8. Four numbers in the group. The total is 20. Then divide by 4. The mean is 5.

This measure represents an arithmetic average of a set of numbers. It is derived by dividing the sum of a group of numerical items by the total number of items in that group. For example, mean family income is obtained by dividing the total of all income reported by people 15 years and over in families by the total number of families. (Census)

Measure of central tendency, that is a measure of the center of the data, also called an average.

An average value computed by summing the values of several observations and dividing it by the number of observations.

using a set of numbers (n), the sum of the numbers divided by (n).

When the sum of the values is divided by the number of observations.

a measure of central tendency derived by dividing the sum of the values in a data set by the total number of values, scores, or subjects in it; represented by the symbol x_, read as x bar.

The arithmetic average value of a collection of numeric data.

another term for average

Destitute of distinction or eminence; common; low; vulgar; humble.

Wanting dignity of mind; low-minded; base; destitute of honor; spiritless; as, a mean motive.

having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality; "that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke; "taking a mean advantage"; "chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort"- Shakespeare; "something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"

Penurious; stingy; close-fisted; illiberal; as, mean hospitality.

adj. - stingy

stingy, tight-fisted

Occupying a middle position; middle; being about midway between extremes.

Intermediate in excellence of any kind.

That which is mean, or intermediate, between two extremes of place, time, or number; the middle point or place; middle rate or degree; mediocrity; medium; absence of extremes or excess; moderation; measure.

That through which, or by the help of which, an end is attained; something tending to an object desired; intermediate agency or measure; necessary condition or coagent; instrument.

A part, whether alto or tenor, intermediate between the soprano and base; a middle part.

an amount, figure or value for the midway point between two extremes

marked by poverty befitting a beggar; "a beggarly existence in the slums"; "a mean hut"

mean or intend to express or convey; "You never understand what I mean!"; "what do his words intend?"

intend to refer to; "I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France"; "Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!"

Mean is an album by the band Montrose.

To signify; to indicate; to import; to denote.

denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"

To have in the mind, as a purpose, intention, etc.; to intend; to purpose; to design; as, what do you mean to do?

To have a purpose or intention.

have in mind as a purpose; "I mean no harm"; "I only meant to help you"; "She didn't think to harm me"; "We thought to return early that night"

excellent; "famous for a mean backhand"

characterized by malice; "a hateful thing to do"; "in a mean mood"

Means, variances, and correlations

Of poor quality; as, mean fare.

A mediator; a go-between.

have as a logical consequence; "The water shortage means that we have to stop taking long showers"

mean return median

Metropolitan Mortgage status

Mid-point between high and low.

destine or designate for a certain purpose; "These flowers were meant for you"

need definition

Meantime; meanwhile.

meant meant