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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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"Since starting Marc Means Business five years ago, I have worked in 60 different jobs around the Metroplex.
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It would beat the Olympics by a mile and show the rest of England that the North means business. JOHN WARMINGHAM, Wetheral, Cumbria
The campaign, called 'Dubai means business', emphasises the emirate's key geographical location between east and west and argues that 'when you run the numbers, Dubai means business'.
The recent Design Means Business exhibition moved to a new venue, Durbar Court which forms part of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, where design graduates from leading UK colleges displayed their to invited company executives, designers and technologists; and for their tutors to develop links with guests from the textile, clothing and footwear industries.
Jim set up Beaumont Upholstery in June last year with support and funding from South Tyneside Means Business.
So each day, throughout "Quest Means Business," we have been filling two vases with apples, a Red Delicious or green Granny Smith's apples to get an "overview on earnings" (don't worry -- the apples didn't go to waste, we gave them away at the end of the week.)
Richard Newman, a professional body language coach, recently wrote in Forbes that putting hands palms down is a sign that someone means business. When haggling over price, for instance, Newman says "palms down" is often a clear, nonverbal signal that a potential buyer intends to walk away.
Summary: Dubai seeks to boost ties with Singapore- Jafza represents Dubai at the Dubai Means Business Commerce Seminar in Singapore
THE Institute of Directors and Coventry University are next week due to launch the 2009 Coventry Means Business initiative.
I suspect Gareth is looking for positive proof Martin O'Neill really means business this summer in the transfer market as tangible proof of the club's real ambition.

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