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- (n) a statistic describing the location of a distribution; "it set the norm for American homes"
- (s) approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value; "the average income in New England is below that of the nation"; "of average height for his age"; "the mean annual rainfall"
- (s) lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered; "average people"; "the ordinary (or common) man in the street"
- (s) of no exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"
- (s) around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "a plane with intermediate range"; "medium bombers"
- (s) relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution; "the modal age at which American novelists reach their peak is 30"
- (s) relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in an even-numbered set); "the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20"; "the median income for the year was $15,000"
- (v) amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; "The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40"
- (v) achieve or reach on average; "He averaged a C"
- (v) compute the average of

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