# quadratic mean

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## English[edit]

### Etymology[edit]

*Quadratic* in the phrase refers to the squaring on the terms.

### Noun[edit]

**quadratic mean** (*plural* **quadratic means**)

- (mathematics) A type of average, calculated as the square root of the mean of the squares, ie. .

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#### Hypernyms[edit]

- (statistics): measure of central tendency

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#### Translations[edit]

type of average —

*see*root mean square