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…Intend to convey or refer to (a particular thing); signify…

…Unwilling to give or share things, especially money; not generous…

…The value obtained by dividing the sum of several quantities by their number; an average…

…the flashing lights mean that the road is blocked…

…he's too mean to leave a tip…

…trying to find a mean between frankness and rudeness…

…Used to explain or correct a statement…

…The level defined by the top of the primary lower-case letters (those without ascenders) in a given font.…

…Noon as calculated by the motion of the mean sun; the moment at which the centre of the mean sun crosses either the local or the standard meridian.…

…(As two words or hyphenated.) Either of the two equal intervals of a whole tone into which a major third may be divided, used as a basis for tuning keyboard instruments before the general adoption of equal temperament.…

…Have good intentions, but not always the ability to carry them out…

…An imaginary sun conceived as moving through the sky throughout the year at a constant speed equal to the mean rate of the real sun, used in calculating solar time…

…Another term for mean solar time.…

…The string or (on a lute) pair of strings with the third-lowest pitch on an early stringed instrument.…

…The (arithmetic) mean of the squares of a set of numbers.…

…A vicious or cruel character trait; a tendency towards unpleasantness.…

…A poor and landless Southern white; a member of a group of white people regarded as socially inferior; also in extended use.…

…The ideal moderate position between two extremes…

…Denoting something very good of its kind…

…Uncooperative, unkind, or unfair…

…A (sports) team thought to be of extremely high ability.…

…= moving average.…

…Be in earnest…

…Used in reference to a socially deprived area of a city, or one which is noted for violence and crime…

…The angle in an imaginary circular orbit corresponding to a planet’s eccentric anomaly…

…Having the appearance of being vicious or aggressive…

…Inconsiderate and unsympathetic…

…(More fully mean absolute deviation) the mean of the absolute deviations of a set of data values from some fixed central value (usually the mean).…

…The mean orientation of the moon as visible from Earth, considered as an ‘average’ of its apparent oscillations.…

…Measured or expressed as the difference between the extreme and mean values of a periodically varying quantity.…

…The average of a set of numerical values, as calculated by adding them together and dividing by the number of terms in the set…

…The central number in a geometric progression (e.g. 9 in 3, 9, 27), also calculable as the nth root of a product of n numbers…

…Used to emphasize a statement or to ask another if they really intend to say something…

…A quantity related to two given quantities in such a way that dividing it by the smaller gives the same result as dividing the larger by it; the geometric mean of two quantities.…

…The average distance travelled by a gas molecule or other particle between collisions with other particles…

…The sea level halfway between the mean levels of high and low water…

…The time between successive passages of the mean sun across the meridian…

…The mean of the squares of the differences between a set of data values and some fixed central value (usually the mean); the variance of a set of values; (formerly) †the standard deviation of a set of values (obsolete).…

…An elementary theorem in mathematical analysis, which states that if a real function f(x) is continuous on the closed interval a ≦ x ≦ b and differentiable on the open interval a < x < b, then there is a point in the open interval at which the first derivative of the function is equal to f(b) − f(a)/b − a.…

…Time as calculated by the motion of the mean sun (such as is shown by an ordinary clock)…

…The square root of the arithmetic mean of the squares of a set of values…

…= mean-square error.…

…The mean solar time at the Greenwich meridian, adopted as the standard time in a zone that includes the British Isles…

…Be of a specified degree of importance to (someone)…

…Have something as a motive or explanation in saying or doing…

…Used to explain or correct a statement…

…Denoting something very good of its kind…

…Have good intentions, but not always the ability to carry them out…

…Used in reference to a socially deprived area of a city, or one which is noted for violence and crime…

…Be in earnest…