an exposure meter that evaluates light measured from all parts of the picture area to generate an average reading.
to turn away or aside: to avert one’s eyes. to ward off; prevent: to avert evil; to avert an accident. Contemporary Examples Those who claim to respect international law cannot avert their eyes when those laws are flouted. Obama’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech Barack Obama December 9, 2009 Second, he could follow the great tradition […]
- Average adjuster
noun a person who calculates average claims, esp for marine insurance See average (sense 4)
- Average deviation
mean deviation. a measure of dispersion, computed by taking the arithmetic mean of the absolute values of the deviations of the functional values from some central value, usually the mean or median. Historical Examples The average deviation from the mean was indeed less than 1⁄5000 part of the whole. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, […]
- Average joe
an ordinary person or citizen; an average man. Contemporary Examples 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 […]