I, Rylan Branch, clean my hands of all matters of mediocrity and place the term “average” and all that is beneath me. Can you picture it?
[av-er-ij, av-rij] noun, adjective, verb, avÂ·erÂ·aged, avÂ·erÂ·agÂ·ing.
1. a quantity, rating, or the like that represents or approximates an arithmetic mean: Her golf average is in the 90s. My average in science has gone from B to C this semester.
2. a typical amount, rate, degree, etc.; norm.
3. Statistics. arithmetic mean.
4.Mathematics . a quantity intermediate to a set of quantities.
a.a charge paid by the master of a ship for such services as pilotage or towage.
b.an expense, partial loss, or damage to a ship or cargo.
c.the incidence of such an expense or loss to the owners or their insurers.
d.an equitable apportionment among all the interested parties of such an expense or loss. Compare general average, particular average.