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Origin of median
OTHER WORDS FROM medianme·di·an·ly, adverbpost·me·di·an, adjectivepre·me·di·an, noun, adjectivesub·me·di·an, adjective
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Definition for median (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for median
The median household income in many of the affected Louisiana parishes is below $50,000, with poverty rates upwards of 15 percent.Hurricane Laura is the strongest storm to hit Louisiana in more than a century|Sara Chodosh|August 28, 2020|Popular Science
The baseline refers to the median day-value between January 3 and February 6, 2020.See how visits to retail, grocery, workplaces are trending by area with Google Mobility Reports|George Nguyen|August 27, 2020|Search Engine Land
Back in the first half of 2016, the share of nonbrand paid search clicks attributed as broad matches in Google search query reports was up above 25% for the median advertiser.2020 Google paid search trends that have nothing to do with the pandemic|Andy Taylor|August 25, 2020|Search Engine Land
At the end of April, people were tested at a rate 60 percent higher in areas where the median household income was in the top quartile versus the bottom quartile.Which Cities Have The Biggest Racial Gaps In COVID-19 Testing Access?|Soo Rin Kim|July 22, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The median price of homes listed right now in Andersonville is $451,443.Chicago: A Midwestern Jewel for the LGBTQ Community|LGBTQ-Editor|July 11, 2020|No Straight News
This would restore overtime rights to workers earning up to around $50,000 a year, which is roughly the current median.
Unlike most other telemarketers, they have a median net worth of almost $900,000.Is It Time to Take a Chance on Random Representatives?|Michael Schulson|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Median household income peaked in America in 1999, under Bill Clinton, at $56,080.
The median household income in inflation-adjusted dollars back in 1987 was… well, what do you think?
The median total exemption rate was 1.8 percent this year, the same as in 2012-2013.Mississippi: Last In Everything, First In Vaccinations|Brandy Zadrozny|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the median band of both wings the spots do not flow together, but are separate and moderately heavy.The Butterfly Book|William Jacob Holland
The median, which lies in front of, but a little to the outside of the artery, though in some rare cases it lies behind it; 2.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
In my opinion this ganglion is, in part, at all events, the optic ganglion of the median eye on each side.The Origin of Vertebrates|Walter Holbrook Gaskell
There is at this stage a faintly marked groove extending along the median line of the ventral plate.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The ears are fairly large, and the nose may or may not be traversed by a median groove.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
British Dictionary definitions for median
- a straight line joining one vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite sideSee also centroid
- a straight line joining the midpoints of the nonparallel sides of a trapezium
Derived forms of medianmedianly, adverb
Word Origin for median
Medical definitions for median
Scientific definitions for median
- The middle number, when such a sequence has an odd number of values. For example, in the sequence 3, 4, 14, 35, 280, the median is 14.
- The average of the two middle numbers, when such a sequence has an even number of values. For example, in the sequence 4, 8, 10, 56, the median is 9 (the average of 8 and 10). Compare arithmetic mean average mode.
Cultural definitions for median (1 of 2)
The point in a series at which half of the values or units of the series are higher and half lower.