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# geometric mean

## noun

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*Mathematics.*- the mean of
*n*positive numbers obtained by taking the*n*th root of the product of the numbers:*The geometric mean of 6 and 24 is 12.*

geometric mean

## noun

- the average value of a set of
*n*integers, terms, or quantities, expressed as the*n*th root of their product Compare arithmetic mean

geometric mean

- The positive
*n*th root of the product of a set of*n*numbers. For example, the geometric mean of 2 × 3 × 6 × 8 is the 4th root of 288, or approximately 4.12.

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## Example Sentences

To every geometric mean in the column of numbers there corresponds the arithmetical mean in the column of logarithms.

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The great objection to the geometric mean is its cumbrousness.

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