an ordinary person or citizen; an average man.
To the school, Biden’s “average joe” style took on an inspirational meaning.
Biden Grilled by Fifth-Graders Alex Pasternack May 10, 2009
Will millionaire buyers really be willing to browse for Monets alongside the average joe sorting paintings by Price: Low to High?
Amazon Opens Fine Art Market Filipa Ioannou August 7, 2013
Unlike hoity-toity displays of pedigree fluff, the average joe Cat Show is a celebration of middling felines.
The Cat’s Meow: Top 10 Destinations for Feline Fanatics Lonely Planet December 19, 2013
- Average life
mean life. the average time that an unstable particle or nucleus survives before it decays. decay time. Contemporary Examples From 1900 to 1950, average life expectancy at birth rose from 47.3 years to 68.2 years, and up to 78.7 years in 2010. Want Hope in 2014? Forget Politics, Focus on Energy and Medicine Lloyd Green […]
- Average revenue
the total receipts from sales divided by the number of units sold, frequently employed in price theory in conjunction with marginal revenue. Historical Examples In the custom-house district of Santiago, the average revenue receipts per year have been 5.1 per cent. Industrial Cuba Robert P. Porter The average cost of the service on a rural […]
- Average seek time
average seek time storage The mean time it takes to move the head of a disk drive from one track to another, averaged over the source and destination cylinders. Usually measured in milliseconds (ms). The average seek time gives a good measure of the speed of the drive in a multi-user environment where successive read/write […]
- Average speed
the total distance traveled divided by the total time elapsed. Contemporary Examples Between 1980 and 1990, the average speed of a Tour de France rider was 37.5 kilometers per hour. Lance Armstrong’s Teammate Tells All: ‘The Secret Race’ By Tyler Hamilton The Daily Beast September 7, 2012 Historical Examples The average speed of steam-vessels has […]