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  1. root mean square(Noun)

    The square root of the arithmetic mean of the squares.


  1. Root mean square

    In mathematics, the root mean square, also known as the quadratic mean, is a statistical measure of the magnitude of a varying quantity. It is especially useful when variates are positive and negative, e.g., sinusoids. RMS is used in various fields, including electrical engineering. It can be calculated for a series of discrete values or for a continuously varying function. Its name comes from its definition as the square root of the mean of the squares of the values. It is a special case of the generalized mean with the exponent p = 2.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of root mean square in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of root mean square in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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