the mean of n positive numbers obtained by taking the nth root of the product of the numbers: The geometric mean of 6 and 24 is 12.
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- geometric distribution,
- geometric isomer,
- geometric isomerism,
- geometric pace,
- geometric progression,
- geometric ratio,
- geometric series,
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The nth root, usually the positive nth root, of a product of n factors.
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The positive nth root of the product of a set of n numbers. For example, the geometric mean of 2 X 3 X 6 X 8 is the 4th root of 288, or approximately 4.12.
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