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median vs norm

norm vs median

median and norm both are nouns.

median is an adjective but norm is not an adjective.

As nouns, norm is a hypernym of median; that is, norm is a word with a broader meaning than median:
  • median: the number midway between the two middle numbers in a series containing an even or odd number of items
  • norm: a statistic describing the location of a distribution
Other hypernyms of median include average.
median (noun) norm (noun)
the number midway between the two middle numbers in a series containing an even or odd number of items a statistic describing the location of a distribution
a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical
median (adjective) norm (adjective)
relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
dividing an animal into right and left halves
relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)
Difference between median and norm

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