# Harmonic-mean

**noun**, Statistics.

1.

the mean obtained by taking the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of a set of nonzero numbers.

**noun**

1.

the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of a set of specified numbers: the harmonic mean of 2, 3, and 4 is 3(1/2 + 1/3 + 1/4)–1 = 36/13

harmonic mean har·mon·ic mean (här-mŏn’ĭk)

n.

The reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of a specified set of numbers.

harmonic mean

The reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of a specified set of numbers.

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