Average

An arithmetic mean of selected stocks intended to represent the behavior of the market or some component of it. One good example is the widely quoted Dow Jones Industrial Average, which adds the current prices of the 30 DJIA's stocks, and divides the results by a predetermined number, the divisor.
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average

[adj] - of no exceptional quality or ability 2. [adj] - (statistics) approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value 3. [adj] - around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures 4. [adj] - lacking special distinction, rank, or status 5. [n] - a statistic describing the location of a distribution ...
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Average

A generic term which can refer to one several types of average....more on Average
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Average

A statistic calculated by summing a set of data values and dividing by the number of values. Used to measure the centre of a sample of variable data.It can also denote the median, the mode, the geometric mean, and weighted means, among other things. See also: Arithmetic Mean, Moving Average.
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average

The number obtained by dividing the sum of a set of numbers by the number of addends; see also mean.
Example:
8.3 7.9 8.3 8.0
(8.3 + 7.9 + 8.3 + 8.0) ÷ 4 = 32.5 ÷ 4 = 8.125
The average is 8.125.
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Average

Av'er·age noun [ Old French average , Late Latin averagium , probably from Old French aver , French avoir , property, horses, cattle, etc.; prop. infin., to have, from Latin habere to have. Confer French avérage small cattle, and avarie (perh. of dif...
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Average

Av'er·age adjective 1. Pertaining to an average or mean; medial; containing a mean proportion; of a mean size, quality, ability, etc.; ordinary; usual; as, an average rate of profit; an average amount of rain; the average Englishman; beings of the average stamp.
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Average

Av'er·age transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Averaged ; present participle & verbal noun Averaging .] 1. To find the mean of, when sums or quantities are unequal; to reduce to a mean. 2. To divide among a numb...
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Average

Av'er·age intransitive verb To form, or exist in, a mean or medial sum or quantity; to amount to, or to be, on an average; as, the losses of the owners will average twenty five dollars each; these spars average ten feet in length.
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average

<statistics> A value that represents the sum of values divided by the number of values in the set. It represents or summarises the relevant features of a set of values. ... Origin: M.E. Averays, loss from damage to ship or cargo, fr. It. Avaris, fr. Ar. 'awariya, damaged goods, + damage ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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average

fair adjective lacking exceptional quality or ability; `a novel of average merit`; `only a fair performance of the sonata`; `in fair health`; `the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average`; `the performance was middling at best`
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average

intermediate adjective around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures; `an orange of average size`; `intermediate capacity`; `a plane with intermediate range`; `medium bombers`
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average

adjective lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered; `average people`; `the ordinary (or common) man in the street`
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average

norm noun a statistic describing the location of a distribution; `it set the norm for American homes`
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average

average out verb compute the average of
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average

average out verb amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain; `The number of hours I work per work averages out to 40`
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average

verb achieve or reach on average; `He averaged a C`
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average

adjective approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value; `the average income in New England is below that of the nation`; `of average height for his age`; `the mean annual rainfall`
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Average

An arithmetic mean return of selected stocks intended to represent the behavior of the market or some component of it. One good example is the widely quoted Dow Jones Industrial Average, which adds the current prices of the 30 DJIA stocks, and divides the results by a predetermined number, the divisor.
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Average

• (n.) A contribution to a loss or charge which has been imposed upon one of several for the general benefit; damage done by sea perils. • (n.) That service which a tenant owed his lord, to be done by the work beasts of the tenant, as the carriage of wheat, turf, etc. • (n.) The equitable and proportionate distribution of loss or exp...
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average

(from the article `probability theory`) ...is the standard deviation of 1 divided by . This quantifies the intuitive notion that the average of repeated observations is less variable than ...
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average

in maritime law, loss or damage, less than total, to maritime property (a ship or its cargo), caused by the perils of the sea. An average may be ... [1 related articles]
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average

Type: Term Pronunciation: av′ĕr-ij Definitions: 1. A value that represents or summarizes the relevant features of a set of values; it is usually computed by a mathematical manipulation of the individual values in a set to equalize them and determine a mean.
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Average

[sports] In sports, an average of a certain skill denotes the expected value of the skill level of the participant in the given sport. It is basically a central tendency that takes into account the various performances of the player and generates an expected performance under typical conditions. ...
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average

A statistical measure of central tendency. Sum of observation values divided by the number of observations. It is the first moment of a distribution. There are two types of means. A mean calculated across a sample from a population is referred to a X, while means calculated across the entire population - or means given exogenously- are referred to ...
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