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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.
c1 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."