### mean

- IPA[mēn]

美式

- the value obtained by dividing the sum of several quantities by their number; an average；a condition, quality, or course of action equally removed from two opposite (usually unsatisfactory) extremes
- (of a quantity) calculated as a
**mean**; average；equally far from two extremes

#### noun:

**mean**, plural noun:**means**

- 釋義

### 名詞

- 1. the value obtained by dividing the sum of several quantities by their number; an average acid output was calculated by taking the
**mean**of all three samples - 2. a condition, quality, or course of action equally removed from two opposite (usually unsatisfactory) extremes the
**mean**between two extremes

### 形容詞

- 1. (of a quantity) calculated as a
**mean**; average by 1989, the**mean**age at marriage stood at 24.8 for women and 26.9 for men - 2. equally far from two extremes hope is the
**mean**virtue between despair and presumption