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median

me·di·an

median

 
pronunciation:
mi di n
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in, toward, or pertaining to the middle.
similar words:
central, mean
definition 2: designating or pertaining to the plane marking the middle division between the left and right halves of a bilaterally symmetrical animal.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the point, line, plane, or part that is in the middle or divides one half from the other.
similar words:
middle
definition 2: the middle value in a series of numbers, or in a statistical distribution.
definition 3: a straight line from the apex of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite side, or from the middle of one nonparallel side of a trapezoid to the other.
definition 4: a strip of land that divides two opposing lanes of traffic 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-