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noun [countable]     median pronunciation in British English
/ˈmiːdiən/
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  1. 1
    maths a number that is in the middle of a set when they are arranged in order. For example, in the numbers 1, 3, 4, 8, 9, the median is 4

    Their incomes are far higher than the national median.

    See also average
  2. 2

    median

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    median strip

    American the central reservation in a main road
  3. 3
    maths a line drawn from one of the points of a triangle to the opposite side
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