weighted average
An arithmetic mean of values biased according to agreed weightings.

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  • 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. example A trader buys a commodity on three occasions – 100 tonnes at £70 per tonne, 300 tonnes at £80 per tonne, and 50 tonnes at £95… …   Accounting dictionary

  • 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 — /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

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