1. the arithmetic mean of the absolute values of deviations from the mean of a distribution;

[syn: mean deviation, mean deviation from the mean]

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mean deviation n 1: the arithmetic mean of the absolute values of deviations from the mean of a distribution [syn: mean deviation, mean deviation from the mean]