Customs duty or similar charge payable on transported goods. (noun)
Proportional or equitable distribution of financial expense. (noun)
The arithmetic mean. (noun)
Any measure of central tendency, especially any mean, the median, or the mode. (noun)
An indication of a player's ability calculated from his scoring record, etc. (noun)
Constituting or relating to the average. (adjective)
Neither very good nor very bad; rated somewhere in the middle of all others in the same category. (adjective)
Not outstanding, not good, banal; bad or poor. (adjective)
To compute the arithmetic mean of. (verb)
Over a period of time or across members of a population, to have or generate a mean value of. (verb)
Examples of word average
At Tavoy, on the Tenasserim coast, the maximum rate of productiveness of the rice land was, in 1825, and is still believed to be, nearly the same as the average of Siam; while their _average_ was only twenty-fold.
The average weight of brain, in 278 Europeans, was 49.50 oz., in 24 White American soldiers, 52.06 oz., indicating a greater _average_ for the American brain.
_average_ novel of the third quarter of the century -- in a more than average but not of an extraordinary, transcendental, or quintessential condition -- Anthony Trollope is about as good a representative as can be found.
f, densitometry of the bands from (e), normalized to β-actin; N = normal brain, S = sham, C = contra-lateral, I = ischemic; Graph depicts the average of at least three separate experiments, and the average+ / − the S.E.M. is shown; Panel III.
Means, medians, and modes are kinds of averages; usually, however, the term average refers to a mean.