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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 standard or model or pattern regarded as typical
a statistic describing the location of a distribution
median (adjective) norm (adjective)
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)
dividing an animal into right and left halves
relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle

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