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Weather word translations
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mean:
the mathematical average of a set of numbers that are added and divided by the total number of figures.  
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median:
The middle number in a set of data.  
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meteorologist:
a scientist that studies the weather.  
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meteorology:
a field of earth science that deals with the phenomenon of weather in the atmosphere.  
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mid clouds:
a group of clouds that have an approximate height between 2.5 and 4.5 Km. These include altostratus and altocumulus clouds.   Cloud Types at Low, Mid and High Levels
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miles per hour:
a ratio that describes a rate of motion or the ratio of distance traveled (in miles) to the time (in hours) required to travel that distance.  
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mode:
The most common number in a set of data.  
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myth:
a set of stories that strives to explain the world and its view of people. This can also be described as a set of stories that is passed down from one generation to another that helps to explain certain themes in a culture.  
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myths:
plural form of myth. See myth.