abnormal psychology |
the branch of psychology that is concerned with patterns of behavior, thought, and feeling that deviate greatly from average patterns. |

accident-prone |
tending or likely to have more than the average number or rate of accidents. |

arithmetic mean |
the sum of a series of quantities divided by the number of quantities; average. |

astronomical unit |
a unit of length based on the average distance of the earth from the sun, equal to about 149.6 million kilometers or ninety-three million miles. |

atomic weight |
the average weight of one atom of a given element, expressed in atomic mass units. |

at. wt. |
abbreviation of "atomic weight," the average weight of one atom of a given element, expressed in atomic mass units. |

average |
any of several other arithmetic products, such as a median or a batting average. [2/9 definitions] |

average out |
to amount to an average according to arithmetic calculation (usu. fol. by "to"). [1/2 definitions] |

avg. |
abbreviation of "average," the arithmetic mean gained by adding two or more quantities and then dividing by the total number of quantities. |

Binet-Simon scale |
a series of tests graded according to the mental abilities at different ages of the average population, esp. children, with which the abilities of the individual test-taker can be compared. |

c^{1} |
a grade given for average, satisfactory, or mediocre academic work. [1/5 definitions] |

class rank |
a student's position on a list ordered by grade point average of all students in the same grade or year at a school. |

cost of living |
the average cost of food, shelter, clothes, and other basic necessities for a household or a single person. |

deviant |
different from the average or accepted norm. [1/2 definitions] |

deviate |
to stray from typical, predicted, or average behavior. [1/6 definitions] |

deviation |
the difference between one of a set of numbers and some fixed value, usu. an average. [1/3 definitions] |

diversify |
to spread one's efforts or investments over a variety of products, securities, or the like, in order to increase production or profitability, or average the risk of loss. [1/2 definitions] |

dwarf |
(often considered offensive) a much smaller than average person due to a medical condition, esp. if proportioned so that the person's legs are shorter than his or her torso. [1/7 definitions] |

generous |
larger than average; more than might be expected; abundant. [1/4 definitions] |

good |
better than the average. [1/24 definitions] |

GPA |
abbreviation of "grade-point average." |