Meaning of MEDIAN in English

MEDIAN

/ ˈmiːdiən; NAmE / adjective , noun

■ adjective [ only before noun ] ( technical )

1.

having a value in the middle of a series of values :

the median age / price

2.

located in or passing through the middle :

a median point / line

■ noun

1.

( mathematics ) the middle value of a series of numbers arranged in order of size

2.

( geometry ) a straight line passing from a point of a triangle to the centre of the opposite side.

3.

(also ˈmedian strip ) (both NAmE ) = central reservation

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WORD ORIGIN

late Middle English (denoting a median vein or nerve): from medieval Latin medianus , from medius mid.

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