**weighted average** — ➔ average2 * * * weighted average UK US noun [C] ECONOMICS, FINANCE ► an average in which more value is given to some things than others depending on their importance: »The index is a weighted average of growth rates in corporate earnings,… … Financial and business terms

**weighted average** — weighted mean An arithmetic average that takes into account the importance of the items making up the average. For example, if a trader buys a commodity on three occasions, 100 tonnes at £70 per tonne, 300 tonnes at £80 per tonne, and 50 tonnes… … Big dictionary of business and management

**Weighted Average** — An average in which each quantity to be averaged is assigned a weight. These weightings determine the relative importance of each quantity on the average. Weightings are the equivalent of having that many like items with the same value involved… … Investment dictionary

**weighted average** — svertinis aritmetinis vidurkis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Apibrėžtį žr. priede. priedas( ai) Grafinis formatas atitikmenys: angl. arithmetic weighted mean; weighted arithmetic average; weighted average; weighted… … Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

**weighted average** — svertinis vidurkis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. weighted arithmetic average; weighted average; weighted mean vok. gewogener Mittelwert, m; gewogenes Mittel, n rus. взвешенное среднее, n; средневзвешенное значение, n pranc. moyenne… … Fizikos terminų žodynas

**weighted average** — The *mean of a number of items that has been calculated to reflect the items’ relative importance. For example, a corporation that purchases inventory of the same *raw material on two separate dates, 100 units at $10 per unit and 50 units at $5… … Auditor's dictionary

**weighted average** — balanced average, average whose different components are weighted in different ways; method for evaluating the value of a supply … English contemporary dictionary

**weighted average** — noun or weighted mean : an average of the values of a set of items to each of which is accorded a weight indicative of its frequency or relative importance … Useful english dictionary

**weighted average** — noun An arithmetic mean of values biased according to agreed weightings. Syn: weighted mean … Wiktionary

**weighted average** — /ˌweɪtɪd æv(ə)rɪdʒ/ noun an average which is calculated taking several factors into account, giving some more value than others … Marketing dictionary in english