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## mean,

in statistics, a type of averageaverage,
number used to represent or characterize a group of numbers. The most common type of average is the arithmetic mean. See median; mode.
. The arithmetic mean of a group of numbers is found by dividing their sum by the number of members in the group; e.g., the sum of the seven numbers 4, 5, 6, 9, 13, 14, and 19 is 70 so their mean is 70 divided by 7, or 10. Less often used is the geometric mean (for two quantities, the square root of their product; for n quantities, the nth root of their product).

## mean

see MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY.

## mean

[mēn]
(mathematics)
A single number that typifies a set of numbers, such as the arithmetic mean, the geometric mean, or the expected value. Also known as mean value.

## mean

Maths
a. the second and third terms of a proportion, as b and c in a/b = c/d

## MEAN

(MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, Node.js) A set of system software used for developing JavaScript-based Web applications. Node.js is server-side JavaScript, while Express provides an abbreviated framework for it. AngularJS is used for client-side JavaScript, and MongoDB is a highly scalable database that supports full clustering and automatic sharding. See MongoDB, Node.js, LAMP and database partitioning.
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If you go to her after all that you have said to me," she cried, threatening Mirabel with her outstretched hand, "you are the meanest of men
the meanest of men--he carried out his cowardly submission to the last extremity.
Now, look here, Lammle,' said Fascination Fledgeby, with the meanest of twinkles in his meanest of eyes: which were too near together, by the way: 'look here, Lammle; I am very well aware that I didn't show to advantage last night, and that you and your wife--who, I consider, is a very clever woman and an agreeable woman--did.
And all this,' cried Alfred, after studying with a look the meanness that was fain to have the meanest help, and yet was so mean as to turn upon it: 'all this because of one simple natural question
Because he exercised headcraft and not witchcraft, he rose from the meanest IGLOO to be head man of his village, and through all the years that he lived, it is related, his tribe was prosperous, and neither widow nor weak one cried aloud in the night because there was no meat.
Today the United States of America delivered its premier, meanest, toughest, most tactical machine in the world, the J model," he said.
The 30-year-old had made off with PS7,945, inventing a cover story that he had terminal bowel cancer - a scam described by the judge as "one of the meanest I've encountered".
THE meanest place in the UK for tipping has been named as Gloucester.
8 GOALS PER MATCH AVERAGE CARDS PER MATCH MEANEST Holland 68 Brazil 65 Chile 61 Costa Rica 59 Uruguay 57 Australia 50 Colombia 49 AVERAGE PASSES PER TEAM 385 2.
The 35-year-old superbly marshalled the tournament's meanest defence against a team who had to win to go through and then popped up with the breakthrough goal.
Islamabad -- President Asif Ali Zardari has condemned the attack on the shrine of Sayyeda Hazrat Zainab Bibi the other day in Damascus as most "hurtful and despicable" that could have been perpetrated only by the lowest and the meanest.
ISLAMABAD -- President Asif Ali Zardari has condemned the attack on the shrine of Sayyeda Hazrat Zainab Bibi the other day in Damascus as most hurtful and despicable that could have been perpetrated only by the lowest and the meanest.

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