median ( medians plural )
1 adj The median value of a set of values is the middle one when they are arranged in order. For example, if a group of five students take a test and their marks are 5, 7, 7, 8, and 10, the median mark is 7. (TECHNICAL) ADJ n
2 n-count A median is the same as a median strip. (AM)
median strip ( median strips plural ) The median strip is the strip of ground, often covered with grass, that separates the two sides of a major road.
in BRIT, use central reservation
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