Search Result for "median":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the value below which 50% of the cases fall;
[syn: median, median value]

1. relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values);
- Example: "the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20"
- Example: "the median income for the year was \$15,000"
[syn: median(a), average]

2. dividing an animal into right and left halves;
[syn: medial, median]

3. relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle;
[syn: median, medial]

```
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Median \Me"di*an\ (m[=e]"d[i^]*an), a. [L. medianus, fr. medius
middle. See Medial.]
1. Being in the middle; running through the middle; as, a
median groove.
[1913 Webster]

2. (Zool.) Situated in the middle; lying in a plane dividing
a bilateral animal into right and left halves; -- said of
unpaired organs and parts; as, median coverts.
[1913 Webster]

Median line.
(a) (Anat.) Any line in the mesial plane; specif., either
of the lines in which the mesial plane meets the
surface of the body.
(b) (Geom.) The line drawn from an angle of a triangle to
the middle of the opposite side; any line having the
nature of a diameter.

Median plane (Anat.), the mesial plane.

Median point (Geom.), the point where the three median
lines of a triangle mutually intersect.
[1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Median \Me"di*an\, n. (Geom.)
A median line or point.
[1913 Webster]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):median
adj 1: relating to or constituting the middle value of an
ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two
in a set with an even number of values); "the median
value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20"; "the median income for
the year was \$15,000" [syn: median(a), average]
2: dividing an animal into right and left halves [syn: medial,
median]
3: relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
[syn: median, medial]
n 1: the value below which 50% of the cases fall [syn: median,
median value]

Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:72 Moby Thesaurus words for "median":
amidships, average, balance, banal, center, centermost, central,
common, core, diameter, diaphragm, equator, equatorial,
equidistant, generality, golden mean, halfway, happy medium, heart,
intercurrent, interior, interjacent, intermediary, intermediate,
intervenient, intervening, juste-milieu, kernel, mean, medial,
mediocre, mediocrity, mediterranean, medium, mesial, mesne, mezzo,
mid, middle, middle course, middle ground, middle point,
middle position, middle state, middle-of-the-road, middlemost,
middling, midland, midmost, midpoint, midriff, midships, midst,
midway, moderate, norm, normal, nuclear, nucleus, ordinary, par,
routine, rule, run, standard, thick, thick of things, usual,
via media, waist, waistline, zone

```