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  • 1 Mean — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Mean >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 mean mean medium intermedium average balance mediocrity generality Sgm: N 1 median median mode Sgm: N 1 golden mean golden mean &c.(mid c …

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  • 2 mean — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I adj. humble; ignoble; in significant; stingy, miserly; sor did, niggardly. See parsimony, servility, badness. II Midway Nouns mean, medium; average, normal, rule, balance; mediocrity, generality;… …

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  • 3 Mean-shift — is a non parametric feature space analysis technique, a so called mode seeking algorithm.[1] Application domains include clustering in computer vision and image processing.[2] Contents 1 History 2 O …

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  • 4 reduce — [[t]rɪdju͟ːs, AM du͟ːs[/t]] ♦♦ reduces, reducing, reduced 1) VERB If you reduce something, you make it smaller in size or amount, or less in degree. [V n] It reduces the risks of heart disease... [V n] Consumption is being reduced by 25 per cent …

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  • 5 reduce — 01. The government hopes that by raising taxes on cigarettes, it will be able to [reduce] the number of teenagers who start smoking. 02. Criminologists believe that the [reduction] in violent crime in this country is due to the fact that our… …

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  • 6 Trimmed Mean — A method of averaging that removes a small percentage of the largest and smallest values before calculating the mean. After removing the specified observations, the trimmed mean is found using an arithmetic averaging formula. The trimmed mean… …

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  • 7 Sample mean and sample covariance — are statistics computed from a collection of data, thought of as being random.ample mean and covarianceGiven a random sample extstyle mathbf{x} {1},ldots,mathbf{x} {N} from an extstyle n dimensional random variable extstyle mathbf{X} (i.e.,… …

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  • 8 average — I. n. 1. Medium, mean proportion, medial sum or quantity. 2. Mediocrity, medium grade, mean standard. II. v. a. 1. Equate, reduce to an average, reduce to a mean. 2. (Com.) Proportion, distribute proportionally. III …

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  • 9 average — averageable, adj. averagely, adv. averageness, n. /av euhr ij, av rij/, n., adj., v., averaged, averaging. n. 1. a quantity, rating, or the like that represents or approximates an arithmetic mean: Her golf average is in the 90s. My average in… …

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  • 10 average — /ˈævrɪdʒ/ (say avrij), /ˈævərɪdʒ / (say avuhrij) noun 1. an arithmetical mean. 2. a quantity intermediate to a set of quantities. 3. the ordinary, normal, or typical amount, rate, quality, kind, etc.; the common run. 4. Commerce a. a small charge …

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  • 11 average — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. normal, norm, mean, standard. adj. mean, normal, ordinary. See unimportance, mediocrity, generality. Ant., exceptional, extraordinary, outstanding. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. ordinary, normal, medium …

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  • 12 average — av•er•age [[t]ˈæv ər ɪdʒ, ˈæv rɪdʒ[/t]] n. adj. v. aged, ag•ing 1) math. cvb a) a quantity, rating, or the like that represents or approximates an arithmetic mean: a golf average in the 90 s Compare grade point average b) arithmetic mean c) a… …

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  • 13 decrease — I. verb (decreased; decreasing) Etymology: Middle English decreessen, from Anglo French decrestre, from Latin decrescere, from de + crescere to grow more at crescent Date: 14th century intransitive verb to grow progressively less (as in size,… …

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  • 14 conquer — verb (conquered; conquering) Etymology: Middle English, to acquire, conquer, from Anglo French conquerre, from Vulgar Latin *conquaerere, alteration of Latin conquirere to search for, collect, from com + quaerere to ask, search Date: 14th century …

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  • 15 degrade — 1 Degrade, demote, reduce, declass, disrate mean to lower in station, rank, or grade. Degrade may be used of any such lowering {babies . . . degrade one to the state of anxious, fawning suppliants for a smile Wallace} {turkeys not in prime… …

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  • 16 Average — Av er*age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Averaged} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Averaging}.] 1. To find the mean of, when sums or quantities are unequal; to reduce to a mean. [1913 Webster] 2. To divide among a number, according to a given proportion; as, to… …

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  • 17 Averaged — Average Av er*age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Averaged} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Averaging}.] 1. To find the mean of, when sums or quantities are unequal; to reduce to a mean. [1913 Webster] 2. To divide among a number, according to a given proportion; as …

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  • 18 Averaging — Average Av er*age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Averaged} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Averaging}.] 1. To find the mean of, when sums or quantities are unequal; to reduce to a mean. [1913 Webster] 2. To divide among a number, according to a given proportion; as …

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  • 19 Cloud forcing — (sometimes described as cloud radiative forcing) is, in meteorology, the difference between the radiation budget components for average cloud conditions and cloud free conditions. Much of the interest in cloud forcing relates to its role as a… …

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  • 20 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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