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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.
..... Click the link for more information. . 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).
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.
a. the second and third terms of a proportion, as b and c in a/b = c/d
References in classic literature
It's clear that I meant business
, because I was holding him by the throat still when they picked us up.
The Minister for Science and Technology, Fawwad Chaudhry stated that he met the Prime Minister Imran Khan this morning who meant business
. 'Government did all it can to bring these guys in line seems they thought it will be business as usual, met PM in the morning and it is very clear that he means business,' said Fawwad in his tweet.
You wear your blazers.' The Boss wanted to send a message, that we not only looked the part, but we also meant business
. That look creates an aura.