a paved, planted, or landscaped strip in the center of a highway that separates lanes of traffic going in opposite directions.
What’s The Difference: Average, Mean, Median, And ModeAs you probably know the terms average, mean, median, and mode are commonly confused with one another because they all describe ways to talk about sets of numbers.
Origin of median strip
First recorded in 1945–50
Also called medial strip, median.
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British Dictionary definitions for median strip
the US term for central reserve
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