median age meaning, median age definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( 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.  

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.  
  (AM)      n-count  
in BRIT, use central reservation     
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