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Media vs. Median — What's the Difference?

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An ancient region of Asia to the south-west of the Caspian Sea, corresponding approximately to present-day Azerbaijan, north-western Iran, and north-eastern Iraq. Originally inhabited by the Medes, the region was conquered in 550 BC by Cyrus the Great of Persia.
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In statistics and probability theory, the median is the value separating the higher half from the lower half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution. For a data set, it may be thought of as "the middle" value.
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A plural of medium. See Usage Note at medium.
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Relating to, located in, or extending toward the middle.
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(Linguistics) See medial.
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(Anatomy) Of, relating to, or situated in or near the plane that divides a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left halves; mesial.
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The middle, often muscular layer of the wall of a blood vessel.
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(Statistics) Relating to or constituting the middle value in a distribution.
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Something, such as an intermediate course of action, that occupies a position or represents a condition midway between extremes.
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A median point, plane, line, or part.
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A substance that propagates energy or signals through space via changes in its own state
Air acts as a medium for the transmission of sound waves.
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The dividing area, either paved or landscaped, between opposing lanes of traffic on some highways. Also called regionally boulevard, mall, median strip, meridian, neutral ground.
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The sparsely distributed gas and dust subsisting in the space between stars.
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(Statistics) The middle value in a distribution, above and below which lie an equal number of values.
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A line that joins a vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite side.
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An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred
The train was the usual medium of transportation in those days.
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The line that joins the midpoints of the nonparallel sides of a trapezoid.
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A means of mass communication, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, or television.
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A central vein or nerve, especially the median vein or median nerve running through the forearm and arm.
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Media(used with a sing. or pl. verb) The group of journalists and others who constitute the communications industry and profession.
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(geometry) A line segment joining the vertex of triangle to the midpoint of the opposing side.
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Pl. media(Computers)Any of various kinds of storage devices, such as hard drives or digital audiotape.
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(statistics) A number separating the higher half from the lower half of a data sample, population, or probability distribution. The median of a finite list of numbers can be found by arranging all the observations from lowest value to highest value and picking the middle one (e.g., the median of {3, 3, 5, 9, 11} is 5). If there is an even number of observations, then there is no single middle value; the median is then usually defined to be the mean of the two middle values.
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Pl. mediums A person thought to have the power to communicate with the spirits of the dead or with agents of another world or dimension. Also called psychic.
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(US) The area separating two lanes of opposite-direction traffic; the median strip.
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A surrounding environment in which something functions and thrives.
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(anatomy) Situated in a middle, central, or intermediate part, section, or range of (something).
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The substance in which a specific organism lives and thrives.
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In the middle of an organ, structure etc.; towards the median plane of an organ or limb.
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A culture medium.
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(statistics) Having the median as its value.
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A specific kind of artistic technique or means of expression as determined by the materials used or the creative methods involved
The medium of lithography.
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Being in the middle; running through the middle; as, a median groove.
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The materials used in a specific artistic technique
Oils as a medium.
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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.
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A solvent with which paint is thinned to the proper consistency.
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A median line or point.
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(Chemistry) A filtering substance, such as filter paper.
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The value below which 50% of the cases fall
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Occurring or being between two degrees, amounts, or quantities; intermediate
Ordered a medium coffee.
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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
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(anatomy) The middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel or lymph vessel which is composed of connective and muscular tissue.
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Dividing an animal into right and left halves
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A voiced stop consonant.
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Relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
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(entomology) One of the major veins of the insect wing, between the radius and the cubitus
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(zoology) An ant specialized as a forager in a leaf-cutter ant colony.
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(historical) cuarto: a half-fanega, {{ngd}}
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Plural of medium
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Means and institutions for publishing and broadcasting information.
As a result of the rise of, first, television news and entertainment media and, second, web-based media, traditional print-based media has declined in popularity.
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The totality of content items (television shows, films, books, photographs, etc.) which are broadcast or published.
Fighter pilots are depicted as cool in popular media like Top Gun.
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The journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry.
Some celebrities dislike press conferences, where the media bombards them with questions.
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(computing) Files and data comprising material viewable by humans, but usually not plain text; audiovisual material.
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(computing) multimedia
I have media files stored on an external hard drive.
Adjust media sound in multiple apps
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The latinic plural form of medium, sometimes used as a singular noun with the same meaning as medium; as, (Computers) place your installation media into the device which will read it; (Microbiology) the tuberculosis bacterium will only grow in a special media.
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The public institutions that report the news, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, and television, collectively; the news media; as, the media were obsessed with Monica Lewinsky for months.
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One of the sonant mutes
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