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mean vs geometric mean geometric mean vs mean

mean and geometric mean both are nouns.

mean is an adjective but geometric mean is not an adjective.

mean is a verb but geometric mean is not a verb.

As nouns, geometric mean is a hyponym of mean; that is, geometric mean is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than mean and geometric mean is a type of mean with the definitions:
  • an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
mean (noun) geometric mean (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n the mean of n numbers expressed as the n-th root of their product
mean (adjective) geometric mean (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
characterized by malice
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
marked by poverty befitting a beggar
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt
of no value or worth
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) geometric mean (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey
have as a logical consequence
denote or connote
have in mind as a purpose
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose