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mean

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adj.
  1. approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value; average
  2. characterized by malice; hateful
  3. having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality; - Edmund Burke; - Shakespeare; base; meanspirited
  4. of no value or worth; bastardly
  5. marked by poverty befitting a beggar; beggarly
  6. (used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt; beggarly
  7. excellent
  8. (used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity; mingy; miserly; tight

mean

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n.
  1. an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n; mean value

mean

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v.
  1. mean or intend to express or convey; intend
  2. have as a logical consequence; entail; imply
  3. denote or connote; intend; signify; stand for
  4. have in mind as a purpose; intend; think
  5. have a specified degree of importance
  6. intend to refer to; think of; have in mind
  7. destine or designate for a certain purpose

Greenwich Mean Time

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n.
  1. the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere; Greenwich Time; GMT; universal time; UT; UT1

arithmetic mean

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n.
  1. the sum of the values of a random variable divided by the number of values; first moment; expectation; expected value
E.g.
  • These include: The arithmetic mean may be contrasted with the median.
  • Naïvely taking the arithmetic mean of 1° and 359° yields a result of 180°.
  • In practice, this is equivalent to the arithmetic mean for shallow depths of field.

geometric mean

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n.
  1. the mean of n numbers expressed as the n-th root of their product
E.g.
  • It is based on the mathematic geometric mean.
  • The geometric mean of the Cantor set is approximately 0.274974.
  • The geometric mean filter is most widely used to filter out Gaussian noise.

golden mean

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n.
  1. the middle between extremes
  2. the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long); golden section

harmonic mean

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n.
  1. the mean of n numbers expressed as the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of the numbers

mean deviation

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n.
  1. the arithmetic mean of the absolute values of deviations from the mean of a distribution; mean deviation from the mean

mean deviation from the mean

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n.
  1. the arithmetic mean of the absolute values of deviations from the mean of a distribution; mean deviation

mean distance

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n.
  1. the arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a celestial body (satellite or secondary star) from its primary

mean solar day

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n.
  1. time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; day; twenty-four hours; twenty-four hour period; 24-hour interval; solar day

mean solar time

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n.
  1. (astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator); mean time

mean sun

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n.
  1. a theoretical sun that moves along the celestial equator at a constant speed and completes its annual course in the same amount of time the real sun takes at variable speeds

mean time

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n.
  1. (astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator); mean solar time
E.g.
  • But in the mean time, we must continue to engage with the rest of the society.
  • The "1880 Definition of Time Act" set the official time in Ireland to be Dublin mean time.
  • The mean time between failures is better than 900 hours with Built-in test equipment (BITE).

mean value

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n.
  1. an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n; mean
E.g.
  • The mean value of τ is formula_104.
  • The mean value formula_79, calculated from this distribution, diverges logarithmically.
  • This period has mean value and the Laplace transform can be expressed in terms of Kummer's function.
n.
  1. the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x); regression; simple regression; statistical regression

not mean

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E.g.
  • This does not mean that I am opposed to socialism."
  • [But] that does not mean there are any alive today."
  • These changes do not mean that the group is dissolved.

mean sea

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E.g.
  • It is wide, tall and reaches below mean sea level.
  • The runway is long, wide, and above mean sea level.
  • Both are at an elevation of above mean sea level.

mean sea level

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E.g.
  • It is wide, tall and reaches below mean sea level.
  • The runway is long, wide, and above mean sea level.
  • Both are at an elevation of above mean sea level.

above mean

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E.g.
  • The runway is long, wide, and above mean sea level.
  • Both are at an elevation of above mean sea level.
  • It is located 874 meters above mean sea level.

above mean sea

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E.g.
  • The runway is long, wide, and above mean sea level.
  • Both are at an elevation of above mean sea level.
  • It is located 874 meters above mean sea level.

does not mean

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E.g.
  • This does not mean that I am opposed to socialism."
  • [But] that does not mean there are any alive today."
  • This does not mean Sunfish isn’t a preferred race boat.
E.g.
  • The annual mean temperature in the area is 27℃.
  • It was the highest annual mean temperature of .
  • The annual mean temperature is approximately .

mean annual

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E.g.
  • The mean annual temperature is and precipitation .
  • Average mean annual temperature is 10.6C (51.1F).
  • The mean annual discharge at its mouth is 4.48 m³/s.

did not mean

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E.g.
  • I truly am sorry, I did not mean to hurt anyone or cause any harm."
  • Historically, the term "bioinformatics" did not mean what it means today.
  • However, the end of hostilities did not mean the end of the entire project.

used to mean

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E.g.
  • codice_51 may also be used to mean "unimpressed".
  • Sherbet is now used to mean this powder sold as a sweet.
  • It is also used to mean "horizontal".
E.g.
  • It does not necessarily mean a "clean" fine line.
  • They didn’t necessarily mean a two-parter, they just meant two separate episodes.

average mean

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E.g.
  • ), as the average mean temperature in the winter is below 0 °C.
  • The maximum depth of the lake is 60 feet with an average mean depth of 17.7 feet.
E.g.
  • It does not necessarily mean a "clean" fine line.
  • Theme prevalence does not necessarily mean the frequency at which a theme occurs (i.e.
  • Voting to remain in the Union did not necessarily mean that individuals were sympathizers with the North.

annual mean

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E.g.
  • The annual mean temperature in the area is 27℃.
  • It was the highest annual mean temperature of .
  • The annual mean temperature is approximately .

taken to mean

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E.g.
  • Defeat against England in the 1977–78 British Home Championship was taken to mean little.
  • "James" is generally taken to mean James the Just, a prominent leader in the early church.
  • The second element is taken to mean 'ruler' or 'sovereign', though is more literally 'wielder'.
E.g.
  • ), as the average mean temperature in the winter is below 0 °C.
  • "Dfb" climates are characterized by at least one month having an average mean temperature ≤ , at least four months with an average mean temperature ≥ , all months with an average mean temperature ≤ and no significant precipitation difference between seasons.
E.g.
  • And the Midrash interpreted to mean that a person is happy whose hearing is devoted to God.
  • This was interpreted to mean that the force was preparing to start large-scale night raids on Japan.
  • It has been interpreted to mean: "In trivial disputes, let the person who cares more have their way."

mean either

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E.g.
  • Suðurlandsbraut Suðurlandsbraut can mean either of the following:
  • An expression such as formula_18 can be understood to mean either formula_19 or formula_20.
  • Gossau Gossau can mean either of two municipalities of Switzerland: Gossauer may refer to:

mean draft

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E.g.
  • The ships had a beam of , and a mean draft of .
  • The submarine had a length of overall, a beam of and a mean draft of .
  • As built, the ship was long (between perpendiculars) and abeam, a mean draft of .

came to mean

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E.g.
  • It gradually came to mean United Arab Emirates.
  • Eventually it came to mean this northwestern "Xinjiang" alone.
  • Among ship owners of the day, “Medford-built” came to mean the best.

come to mean

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E.g.
  • The former had come to mean all that was not exceptional or special.
  • In Modern Standard Arabic, "fiqh" has also come to mean Islamic jurisprudence.
  • There are many theories about how the word "cipher" may have come to mean "encoding".

mean free

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E.g.
  • the mean free path of molecules is comparable to the size of the equipment.
  • This region, several mean free path lengths thick, is called the Knudsen layer.
  • This reduces the mean free path and reduces the thermal conductivity of nanotube structures.

sample mean

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E.g.
  • The latter is then approximated by its sample mean.
  • This represents an "empirical bootstrap distribution" of sample mean.
  • The data set contains two outliers, which greatly influence the sample mean.
E.g.
  • The mean annual temperature is and precipitation .
  • Average mean annual temperature is 10.6C (51.1F).
  • The city's annual average precipitation is around , and the mean annual temperature is .

understood to mean

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E.g.
  • Sexual maturity in Sharia law is typically understood to mean puberty.
  • This was well understood to mean against Antony, though he was not named.
  • An expression such as formula_18 can be understood to mean either formula_19 or formula_20.

mean age

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E.g.
  • ECD affects predominantly adults, with a mean age of 53 years.
  • The mean age of pediatric subjects was 10 years (range 3–14 years).
  • The mean age of onset since diagnosis of diabetes is fifteen years.
E.g.
  • The warmest months are June, July, and August, with mean temperatures of .
  • At the airport, monthly mean temperatures range from in January to in July.
  • The coldest are December, January, and February, with mean temperatures of .

mean square

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E.g.
  • Then formula_5, where formula_6 is the mean square distance of the electrons from the nucleus.
  • It is the ratio of signal counts Cs (usually at full scale) to RMS (root mean square) noise at this light level.
  • That is, it minimizes the mean square error formula_65 on the class of all random variables of the form "h"("X").

mean free path

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E.g.
  • the mean free path of molecules is comparable to the size of the equipment.
  • This region, several mean free path lengths thick, is called the Knudsen layer.
  • This reduces the mean free path and reduces the thermal conductivity of nanotube structures.

mean anything

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E.g.
  • He admits he has had an affair with Estelle, but that it didn't mean anything.
  • They appear in Domesday as "Brochetune" or "Broctune," which can hardly mean anything else than "Brook-town".
  • I think he could have won the Grand Slam, but by the time he left, the historical challenge didn't mean anything.
E.g.
  • "Dfb" climates are characterized by at least one month having an average mean temperature ≤ , at least four months with an average mean temperature ≥ , all months with an average mean temperature ≤ and no significant precipitation difference between seasons.
  • "Dcbo" climates are characterized by at least one month having an average mean temperature ≤ , four to seven months with an average mean temperature ≥ , all months with an average mean temperature < ("Dcba" at the base ≥ ) and no significant precipitation difference between seasons.

weighted mean

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E.g.
  • On Metacritic, which assigns a weighted mean rating out of 100 reviews from film critics, the film has a rating score of 44 based on 32 reviews.
  • At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted mean rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received a score of 82, based on 8 reviews.
  • At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted mean rating out of 100 to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received a score of 76, based on 6 reviews.

mean something

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E.g.
  • The words mean something unintentional in another Mediterranean language, Modern Greek.
  • "P-funk" also came to mean something in its quintessence, of superior quality, or "sui generis".
  • The title of "archimandrite" (literally the head of the enclosure) used to mean something similar.
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