Definition of Median. Meaning of Median. Synonyms of Median

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Definition of Median

Median
Median Me"di*an, a. [L. medianus, fr. medius middle. See Medial.] 1. Being in the middle; running through the middle; as, a median groove. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Situated in the middle; lying in a plane dividing a bilateral animal into right and left halves; -- said of unpaired organs and parts; as, median coverts. Median line. (a) (Anat.) Any line in the mesial plane; specif., either of the lines in which the mesial plane meets the surface of the body. (b) (Geom.) The line drawn from an angle of a triangle to the middle of the opposite side; any line having the nature of a diameter. Median plane (Anat.), the mesial plane. Median point (Geom.), the point where the three median lines of a triangle mutually intersect.
Median
Median Me"di*an, n. (Geom.) A median line or point.

Meaning of Median from wikipedia

- The median is the value separating the higher half from the lower half of a data sample (a po****tion or a probability distribution). For a data set, it...
- In computer science, the median of medians is an approximate (median) selection algorithm, frequently used to supply a good pivot for an exact selection...
- Median income is the amount that divides the income distribution into two equal groups, half having income above that amount, and half having income below...
- The median nerve is a nerve in humans and other animals in the upper limb. It is one of the five main nerves originating from the brachial plexus. The...
- who lived in an area known as Media (northwestern Iran) and who spoke the Median language. At around 1100 to 1000 BC, they inhabited the mountainous area...
- The median filter is a nonlinear digital filtering technique, often used to remove noise from an image or signal. Such noise reduction is a typical pre-processing...
- The median plane also called a mid-sagittal plane is used to describe the sagittal plane as it bisects the body vertically through the midline marked by...
- median of a triangle is a line segment joining a vertex to the midpoint of the opposing side, bisecting it. Every triangle has exactly three medians,...
- term median raphe can refer to one of three different anatomical structures: The pharyngeal raphe The perineal raphe, also known as the "median r. of...
- statistics, a weighted median of a sample is the 50% weighted percentile. It was first proposed by F. Y. Edgeworth in 1888. Like the median, it is useful as...
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