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  • 1 standard deviation — A standard deviation tells us how much specific examples vary from the average in a particular set. Thus, the larger the standard deviation, the more diverse/volatile are the examples. The more volatile the examples, the less predictable and… …

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  • 2 standard — /ˈstændəd / (say standuhd) noun 1. anything taken by general consent as a basis of comparison; an approved model. 2. the authorised exemplar of a unit of weight or measure. 3. a certain commodity in which the basic monetary unit is stated,… …

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  • 3 Standard deviation — The square root of the variance. A measure of dispersion of a set of data from their mean. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * standard deviation standard deviation ➔ deviation * * *    A statistical measure of the amount by which one… …

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  • 4 Standard Average European — (SAE) is a concept introduced by Benjamin Whorf to distinguish Indo European and especially Western Indo European languages from languages of other grammatical types. According to Whorf, people whose languages have very different systems of… …

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  • 5 average — n Average, mean, median, norm, par denote something and usually a number, a quantity, or a condition that represents a middle point between extremes. Of these words average, mean, median, and par are also used as adjectives. Average is an… …

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  • 6 average — [adj1] normal, typical boilerplate*, common, commonplace, customary, dime a dozen*, everyday, fair, fair to middling*, familiar, garden*, garden variety*, general, humdrum*, intermediate, mainstream, mediocre, medium, middle of the road*,… …

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  • 7 average — [av′ər ij, av′rij] n. [altered (by assoc. with ME average, money rent paid in place of service by the tenant with his horses < aver, draft horse) < OFr avarie, damage to ship or goods, mooring charges < OIt avaria < Ar ʿ awār, damaged …

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  • 8 average — I (midmost) adjective center, centermost, intermediate, mean, mean proportioned, medial, median, mediate, medium, mid, middle, middle class, middle grade, middlemost, middling associated concepts: average annual earnings or wages, average capital …

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  • 9 standard — [adj] regular, approved accepted, authoritative, average, basic, boilerplate*, canonical, classic, common, customary, definitive, established, everyday, garden variety*, general, normal, official, orthodox, popular, prevailing, recognized,… …

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  • 10 Standard Dry Air — is a standard gas composition for dry air, intended to represent the bulk average air composition encountered at or around sea level. Despite its intent of being near sea level, the composition omits water vapour entirely, since the humidity and… …

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  • 11 standard — n 1 *flag, ensign, banner, color, streamer, pennant, pendant, pennon, jack 2 Standard, criterion, gauge, yardstick, touchstone can all mean a measure by which one judges a thing as authentic, good, or adequate or the degree to which it is… …

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  • 12 Standard and Poor's — UK US noun (also Standard & Poor s 500 Stock Index™, ABBREVIATION S & P) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET ► a US ratings agency (= organization that calculates the risk that loans will not be paid back) that also publishes a share index (= list of the… …

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  • 13 standard performance — standard operator performance A concept used in work measurement to achieve comparability between a range of observations, for determining standard overhead costs, and as the basis for the calculation of some performance related bonus schemes.… …

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  • 14 Standard gravity — Standard gravity, usually denoted by g 0 or g n, is the nominal acceleration due to gravity at the Earth s surface at sea level. By definition it is equal to exactly 9.80665 m/s2 (approx. 32.174 ft/s2). [The notation m/s2 means meters per second… …

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  • 15 Average daily traffic — or ADT, and sometimes also mean daily traffic, is the average number of vehicles two way passing a specific point in a 24 hour period, normally measured throughout a year. ADT is the standard measurement for vehicle traffic load on a section of… …

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  • 16 Standard Gross Margin — Standard Gross Margins or SGMs are a way of classifying farms according to the type of enterprises on the farm, and their relative contribution to overall profit. The SGM provides a measure of a holding s business size, irrespective of its area… …

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  • 17 standard deviation — standard devi ation n technical a number in ↑statistics that shows by how much members of a mathematical set can be different from the average set …

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  • 18 standard deviation — standard devi ation noun count TECHNICAL a number that shows how much smaller or larger a number in a set of numbers is from the average of the set …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 standard — ► NOUN 1) a level of quality or attainment. 2) a required or agreed level of quality or attainment. 3) something used as a measure, norm, or model in comparative evaluations. 4) (standards) principles of honourable, decent behaviour. 5) a… …

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  • 20 standard deviation — n. Statistics a measure of variability equal to the square root of the arithmetic average of the squares of the deviations from the mean in a frequency distribution …

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