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median

  

      adj  
1    of, relating to, situated in, or directed towards the middle  
2      (Biology)   of or relating to the plane that divides an organism or organ into symmetrical parts  
3      (Statistics)   of or relating to the median  
      n  
4    a middle point, plane, or part  
5      (Geometry)  
a    a straight line joining one vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite side  
   See also       centroid  
b    a straight line joining the midpoints of the nonparallel sides of a trapezium  
6      (Statistics)   the middle value in a frequency distribution, below and above which lie values with equal total frequencies  
7      (Statistics)   the middle number or average of the two middle numbers in an ordered sequence of numbers  
7 is the median of both 1, 7, 31 and 2, 5, 9, l6     
8       the Canadian word for       central reserve  
     (C16: from Latin medianus, from medius middle)  
  medianly      adv  


median lethal dose   , mean lethal dose  
      n  
1    the amount of a drug or other substance that, when administered to a group of experimental animals, will kill 50 per cent of the group in a specified time  
2    the amount of ionizing radiation that will kill 50 per cent of a population in a specified time,   (Abbrev.)    LD50  
median strip  
      n      the U.S. term for       central reserve  
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central reserve   , reservation  
      n     (Brit)   the strip, often covered with grass, that separates the two sides of a motorway or dual carriageway,   (U.S. and Austral. name)    median strip     (Canadian name)    median         


median         
      adj  
1    of, relating to, situated in, or directed towards the middle  
2      (Biology)   of or relating to the plane that divides an organism or organ into symmetrical parts  
3      (Statistics)   of or relating to the median  
      n  
4    a middle point, plane, or part  
5      (Geometry)  
a    a straight line joining one vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite side  
   See also       centroid  
b    a straight line joining the midpoints of the nonparallel sides of a trapezium  
6      (Statistics)   the middle value in a frequency distribution, below and above which lie values with equal total frequencies  
7      (Statistics)   the middle number or average of the two middle numbers in an ordered sequence of numbers  
7 is the median of both 1, 7, 31 and 2, 5, 9, l6     
8       the Canadian word for       central reserve  
     (C16: from Latin medianus, from medius middle)  
  medianly      adv  
median lethal dose   , mean lethal dose  
      n  
1    the amount of a drug or other substance that, when administered to a group of experimental animals, will kill 50 per cent of the group in a specified time  
2    the amount of ionizing radiation that will kill 50 per cent of a population in a specified time,   (Abbrev.)    LD50  
median strip  
      n      the U.S. term for       central reserve  

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Mede  
      n   a member of an Indo-European people of West Iranian speech who established an empire in SW Asia in the 7th and 6th centuries b.c.  
   Median             n, adj  


median  
      adj  
1    of, relating to, situated in, or directed towards the middle  
2      (Biology)   of or relating to the plane that divides an organism or organ into symmetrical parts  
3      (Statistics)   of or relating to the median  
      n  
4    a middle point, plane, or part  
5      (Geometry)  
a    a straight line joining one vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite side  
   See also       centroid  
b    a straight line joining the midpoints of the nonparallel sides of a trapezium  
6      (Statistics)   the middle value in a frequency distribution, below and above which lie values with equal total frequencies  
7      (Statistics)   the middle number or average of the two middle numbers in an ordered sequence of numbers  
7 is the median of both 1, 7, 31 and 2, 5, 9, l6     
8       the Canadian word for       central reserve  
     (C16: from Latin medianus, from medius middle)  
  medianly      adv  
median lethal dose   , mean lethal dose  
      n  
1    the amount of a drug or other substance that, when administered to a group of experimental animals, will kill 50 per cent of the group in a specified time  
2    the amount of ionizing radiation that will kill 50 per cent of a population in a specified time,   (Abbrev.)    LD50  
median strip  
      n      the U.S. term for       central reserve  

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