Definitions of average

To
form
a
mean
sum
or
quantity.
A
general
average,
a
contribution
to
a
general
loss,
when,
for
the
safety
of
a
ship
in
distress,
any
destruction
to
the
ship
is
incurred,
all
persons
who
have
goods
on
board,
or
property
in
the
ship,
contribute
to
the
loss
according
to
their
average,
that
is,
the
goods
of
each
on
board.
Petty
or
accustomed
averages,
charges
payable
by
the
shippers
of
goods
to
the
master
of
the
ship,
over
and
above
the
freight,
for
his
care
of
the
goods.
Upon
or
on
an
average,
taking
the
mean
of
unequal
numbers
or
quantities.

To
find
the
mean
of,
when
sums
or
quantities
are
unequal;
to
reduce
to
a
mean.

To
divide
among
a
number,
according
to
a
given
proportion;
as,
to
average
a
loss.

To
do,
accomplish,
get,
etc.,
on
an
average.

To
find
the
average
of
by
arithmetic;
to
reduce
to
a
mean.

To
fix
an
average.

To
fix,
or
be
the
average
of;
apportion
on
the
average;
take
as
an
average.

To
form,
or
exist
in,
a
mean
or
medial
sum
or
quantity;
to
amount
to,
or
to
be,
on
an
average;
as,
the
losses
of
the
owners
will
average
twenty
five
dollars
each;
these
spars
average
ten
feet
in
length.

To
exist
in,
or
form,
a
mean
quantity.

compute
the
average
of

achieve
or
reach
on
average; "
He
averaged
a
C"

To
find
the
mean
of
unequal
sums
or
quantities;
to
reduce
to
a
mean;
to
divide
according
to
an
average.

To
make
equal
to
others;
to
reduce
to
a
level;
to
proportion.

a
statistic
describing
the
location
of
a
distribution; "
it
set
the
norm
for
American
homes"

That
service
which
a
tenant
owed
his
lord,
to
be
done
by
the
work
beasts
of
the
tenant,
as
the
carriage
of
wheat,
turf,
etc.

A
tariff
or
duty
on
goods,
etc.

Any
charge
in
addition
to
the
regular
charge
for
freight
of
goods
shipped.

A
contribution
to
a
loss
or
charge
which
has
been
imposed
upon
one
of
several
for
the
general
benefit;
damage
done
by
sea
perils.

The
equitable
and
proportionate
distribution
of
loss
or
expense
among
all
interested.

A
mean
proportion,
medial
sum
or
quantity,
made
out
of
unequal
sums
or
quantities;
an
arithmetical
mean.
Thus,
if
A
loses
5
dollars,
B
9,
and
C
16,
the
sum
is
30,
and
the
average
10.

Any
medial
estimate
or
general
statement
derived
from
a
comparison
of
diverse
specific
cases;
a
medium
or
usual
size,
quantity,
quality,
rate,
etc.

In
the
English
corn
trade,
the
medial
price
of
the
several
kinds
of
grain
in
the
principal
corn
markets.

A
result
reached
by
adding
several
quantities
of
the
same
kind,
and
dividing
by
the
number
of
quantities;
a
general
statement
based
on
a
number
of
different
cases;
the
general
type.

The
mean
value
or
quantity
of
a
number
of
values
or
quantities.

A
mean
proportion;
proportional
distribution.

The
quotient
of
any
sum
divided
by
the
number
of
its
terms;
the
mean
amount,
quantity,
or
the
like.

The
ordinary
degree
or
amount;
general
type.

The
mean
sum,
quantity,
or
value,
made
out
of
unequal
sums,
quantities,
or
values,
by
adding
these
together
and
dividing
by
the
number
of
them.

A
mean
proportion;
the
mean
of
any
collection
of
sums,
numbers,
or
quantities,
found
by
dividing
the
totals
by
the
number
of
the
sums
or
quantities.

around
the
middle
of
a
scale
of
evaluation
of
physical
measures; "
an
orange
of
average
size"; "
intermediate
capacity"; "
a
plane
with
intermediate
range"; "
medium
bombers"

of
no
exceptional
quality
or
ability; "
a
novel
of
average
merit"; "
only
a
fair
performance
of
the
sonata"; "
in
fair
health"; "
the
caliber
of
the
students
has
gone
from
mediocre
to
above
average"; "
the
performance
was
middling
at
best"

approximating
the
statistical
norm
or
average
or
expected
value; "
the
average
income
in
New
England
is
below
that
of
the
nation"; "
of
average
height
for
his
age"; "
the
mean
annual
rainfall"

relating
to
or
constituting
the
middle
value
of
an
ordered
set
of
values (
or
the
average
of
the
middle
two
in
an
even
numbered
set); "
the
median
value
of
17,
20,
and
36
is
20"; "
the
median
income
for
the
year
was $
15,
000"

relating
to
or
constituting
the
most
frequent
value
in
a
distribution; "
the
modal
age
at
which
American
novelists
reach
their
peak
is
30"

Pertaining
to
an
average
or
mean;
medial;
containing
a
mean
proportion;
of
a
mean
size,
quality,
ability,
etc.;
ordinary;
usual;
as,
an
average
rate
of
profit;
an
average
amount
of
rain;
the
average
Englishman;
beings
of
the
average
stamp.

According
to
the
laws
of
averages;
as,
the
loss
must
be
made
good
by
average
contribution.

Equal
to
the
sum
of
all
the
different
quantities
of
the
same
kind
added
together
and
divided
by
the
number
of
them;
of
medium
quality;
midway
between
extremes.

Containing
a
mean
value.

Containing
a
mean
proportion.

Obtained
by
calculating
the
mean
of
several;
medium;
ordinary.

Being
in
a
condition
common
to
many,
as
a
man
of
average
height,
an
average
crop.
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