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median point

noun, Geometry.
1.
centroid (def 2).
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  • A female Ephippiger is stung at the median point, just a little in front of the fore-legs.

    Bramble-bees and Others J. Henri Fabre
  • The median step of a distribution is the step which contains within it the median point.

    How to Teach George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
  • Similarly, the median measure in any distribution is the measure which contains the median point.

    How to Teach George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
  • Calculate the median point in the following distribution of third-grade scores on the Woody subtraction scale.

    How to Teach George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
  • Calculate the median point in the following distribution of eighth-grade composition scores on the Hillegas scale.

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  • Another view shows the convexity of the posterior margin of the flukes at the median point, as well as the prominent dorsal fin.

  • Unbreakable elsewhere, the envelope has yielded at this median point, which had remained weaker than the rest of the sheath.

  • Cephalic shield ending posteriorly in a median point; shell internal, largely membranous; no radula or stomachal plates.

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