# harmonic mean

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## harmonic mean

*n.*

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

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## harmonic mean

*n*

(Mathematics) 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( + + )

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## harmon′ic mean′

*n.*

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

[1880–85]

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Noun | 1. | harmonic mean - the mean of n numbers expressed as the reciprocal of the arithmetic mean of the reciprocals of the numbersstatistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters mean, mean value - an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n |

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Translations

**harmonický průměr**

**harmonisches Mittel**

**moyenne harmonique**

**harmonijska sredina**

**średnia harmoniczna**

**harmoniskt medelvärde**

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