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something, as a type, number, quantity, or degree, that represents a midpoint between extremes on a scale of valuation

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a statistic describing the location of a distribution

(sports) the ratio of successful performances to opportunities

an intermediate scale value regarded as normal or usual

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amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

achieve or reach on average

approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value

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lacking special distinction, rank, or status

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lacking exceptional quality or ability

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around the middle of a scale of evaluation

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relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution

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relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)

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Climate plays an important part in determining the average numbers of a species, and periodical seasons of extreme cold or drought, I believe to be the most effective of all checks.
In the case of every species, many different checks, acting at different periods of life, and during different seasons or years, probably come into play; some one check or some few being generally the most potent, but all concurring in determining the average number or even the existence of the species.
If we wished to increase its average numbers in its new home, we should have to modify it in a different way to what we should have done in its native country; for we should have to give it some advantage over a different set of competitors or enemies.
Any one of them knows far more about sociology and all the other ologies than the average captain of industry.
The average man IS selfish," the Bishop affirmed valiantly.
Remember, we agreed that the average man is selfish.
I see no reason to doubt its average power, mademoiselle, but really I scarcely know her, and have not had time to study the calibre of her capacity.
According to ticket comparison company FanSnap, at $276, the Yankees have the lowest average ticket prices for the LCS.
By March 2005, when all costs were presumably accounted for, average total costs of compliance had ballooned to $4.
In Northern Manhattan, the average sales price reached $699,034, a 47% increase from 2004, marking the highest percentage increase.
Still, LAUSD average scores remain far behind California and the nation.
Manufacturers in this category are satisfying this demand by providing easy to use connections, as nearly 96 percent of all cameras sold in November used USB connectivity and low price, as average prices before rebates fell to only $71, down from $130 in 1998.
The average monthly fee charged holders of this type of account at banks is considerably smaller than that charged account holders when a charge per check is not levied.
After all, how can securities bought over a period of time cost less than their average price?
The largest average staff (818) is in a corporate organization, while the smallest (183) is in an investor-owned hospital.