As nouns the difference between loanword and median
is that loanword
is a word directly taken into one language from another one with little or no translation while median
As a adjective median is
situated in the middle; central, intermediate.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* loan word
A word directly taken into one language from another one with little or no translation.
- The word ''exit'' is a loanword from Latin.
* foreign word (informal)
* , II.3:
* , II.5.2:
- Why is not our jugular or throat-veine as much at our command as the mediane ?
(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.
- 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.
* (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.
* median line
* median strip