A number expressing the central or typical value in a set of data, in particular the mode, median, or (most commonly) the mean, which is calculated by dividing the sum of the values in the set by their number
the price is above the national average
The (or an) ordinary man; = Everyman.
Attributive Higher or better than average.
The ratio of the numbers of goals scored for and against a team in a series of matches, sometimes used in deciding the team’s position in a table
An average evaluated over a period of time (rather than, say, a distance).
The average performance of a batter, expressed as a ratio of a batter’s safe hits per official times at bat
The number of runs conceded by a bowler per wicket taken
(In maritime law) the apportionment of financial liability for the loss arising from the jettisoning of cargo by dividing the costs among all those whose property (ship or cargo) was preserved by the action
A succession of averages derived from successive segments (typically of constant size and overlapping) of a series of values
An average of some parameter of the molecules of a mixture calculated as an arithmetic mean with each individual molecule contributing equally, regardless of size; frequently attributive.
= moving average.
= fielding percentage.
= slugging percentage.
An average resulting from the multiplication of each component by a factor reflecting its importance
A statistic used to measure a pitcher’s effectiveness, obtained by calculating the average number of earned runs scored against the pitcher in every nine innings pitched
Used to denote someone or something that is familiar or typical of its kind
An indication of a student’s academic achievement at a college or university, calculated as the total number of grade points received over a given period divided by the total number of credits awarded
Result in an even distribution; even out
An index of figures indicating the relative price of shares on the New York Stock Exchange, based on the average price of selected stocks
Result in an average figure of
on average, we get about two million visitors each year
A figure indicating the relative price of representative shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Also called Nikkei average