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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 me·di·an /ˈmidiən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 me·di·an /ˈmɪdɪən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 中項 中數

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·di·an a.
 1. Being in the middle; running through the middle; as, a median groove.
 2. Zool. Situated in the middle; lying in a plane dividing a bilateral animal into right and left halves; -- said of unpaired organs and parts; as, median coverts.
 Median line. (a) Anat. Any line in the mesial plane; specif., either of the lines in which the mesial plane meets the surface of the body. (b) Geom. The line drawn from an angle of a triangle to the middle of the opposite side; any line having the nature of a diameter.
 Median plane Anat., the mesial plane.
 Median point Geom., the point where the three median lines of a triangle mutually intersect.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Me·di·an, n. Geom. A median line or point.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered
             set of values (or the average of the middle two in an
             even-numbered set); "the median value of 17, 20, and
             36 is 20"; "the median income for the year was
             $15,000" [syn: median(a), average]
      2: dividing an animal into right and left halves [syn: medial]
      3: relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
         [syn: medial]
      n : the value below which 50% of the cases fall [syn: median