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In a data set, the value that half the data points fall below and half the data points fall above. It is used along with the mean; it is not as influenced by extreme values as the mean.


The middle number of a series. See also mean, which includes examples.

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Along with the improvements to the Ferry Street Bridge four years ago, acres of landscaping along Coburg Road, the median strips and the bike path were designed to bloom at different times of year or create interesting contrast in textures and shades of green.
pavement structure, curbs and gutters, curbs, standard entrances, median strips, sidewalks,
In addition, crews from community services operations of the district attorney's office and Worcester County sheriff's office are cleaning up branches and tree debris from the median strips of streets.
VAN NUYS - In celebration of Arbor Day, Mayor James Hahn planted a purple leaf plum tree Thursday - the first of 5,000 trees to be placed along median strips the entire length of Sepulveda Boulevard.
Two, 10-foot-wide traffic lanes - with East Broadway-like landscaped median strips - will allow cars to traverse the street in both directions.
The Scout units will select their own projects such as cleaning up litter from vacant lots, parks, playgrounds, roadsides and median strips.
Given that the Parks Division is responsible for maintaining and managing more than 1,250 acres in 60 parks and playgrounds, along with 19 miles of grass median strips and 44 traffic islands and squares, Robert L.
Acacia redolens is a shrub so tolerant of drought and smog that it is used by Cal-Trans in highway median strips throughout Southern California.
He informed the meeting that traders that during the Islamabad uplift campaign, Environment Wing of the Authority has been tasked to beautify and decorate all entry points of Islamabad and in this context all the median strips and green belts along the entry roads are being decorated with ornamental trees and fascinating landscaping.