Median vs Reservation - What's the difference?

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Median is a synonym of reservation.

As nouns the difference between median and reservation

is that median is while reservation is the act of reserving, withholding or keeping back.

As a adjective median

is situated in the middle; central, intermediate.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia median)


(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

    See also

    * average * mean * mode


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    (en noun)
  • The act of reserving, withholding or keeping back.
  • Something that is withheld or kept back.
  • A limiting qualification (often used in the plural).
  • I have reservations about your intentions.
  • (US) A tract of land set apart by the US government for the use of a Native American people; Indian reservation (compare Canadian (reserve)).
  • An arrangement by which accommodation or transport arrangements are secured in advance.
  • (UK) The area which separates opposing lanes of traffic on a divided motorway.
  • (India) The setting aside of a certain percentage of vacancies in government institutions for members of backward and underrepresented communities (defined primarily by caste and tribe).
  • Synonyms

    * booking (5) * median (6) * median strip (6)


    * res, rez (Indian reservation)