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median

me·di·an

median

 
pronunciation:
mi di n
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the middle value in a series of numbers.
Five is the median of the set of numbers 1, 3, 5, 7, 9.
definition 2: a strip of land that divides two lanes of traffic going in opposite directions on a highway.
derivation: medianly (adv.)
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The word median contains the following part:
medi Latin root that means middle
synonyms:
meso-