# Invariable vs Median - What's the difference?

invariable | median |

## As adjectives the difference between invariable and median

is that invariable is not variable; unalterable; uniform; always having the same value while median is situated in the middle; central, intermediate.

## As nouns the difference between invariable and median

is that invariable is something that does not vary; a constant while median is .

# invariable

## English

(-)
• Not variable; unalterable; uniform; always having the same value.
• *(Isaac Taylor) (1787–1865)
• *:Physical laws which are invariable .
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• *:“A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron; and she looked it, always trim and trig and smooth of surface like a converted yacht cleared for action.
• (lb) Constant.
• (rfv-sense) That cannot undergo inflection, conjugation or declension.
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• #### Quotations

* (English Citations of "invariable")

### Noun

(en noun)
• Something that does not vary; a constant.

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# median

## English

(wikipedia median)

### Noun

(en noun)
• * , II.3:
• Why is not our jugular or throat-veine as much at our command as the mediane ?
• * , II.5.2:
• The Greeks prescribe the median or middle vein to be opened, and so much blood to be taken away as the patient may well spare, and the cut that is made must be wide enough.
• (statistics) The quantity or value at the midpoint of a set of values, such that the variable is equally likely to fall above or below it; the middle value of a discrete series arranged in magnitude (or the mean of the middle two terms when there is an even number of terms).
• (US) The median strip; the area separating two lanes of opposite-direction traffic.
• #### Synonyms

* (median strip) central reservation

(-)
• Situated in the middle; central, intermediate.
• (anatomy, botany) In the middle of an organ, structure etc.; towards the median plane of an organ or limb.
• (statistics) Having the median as its value.
• #### Derived terms

* median line * median strip