petty average

petty average
noun
: average 2b

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  • petty average — The necessary expenses laid out by the master of a ship, such as towage, wharfage, etc …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • average — I (midmost) adjective center, centermost, intermediate, mean, mean proportioned, medial, median, mediate, medium, mid, middle, middle class, middle grade, middlemost, middling associated concepts: average annual earnings or wages, average capital …   Law dictionary

  • petty — Small, minor, of less or inconsiderable importance. The English form of petit, and sometimes used instead of that word in such compounds as petty jury, petty larceny, and petty treason. See misdemeanor petit. As to petty average petty constable… …   Black's law dictionary

  • average — A mean proportion, medial sum or quantity, made out of unequal sums or quantities. Brisendine v. Skousen Bros., 48 Ariz. 416, 62 P.2d 326, 329. In ordinary usage the term signifies the mean between two or more quantities, measures, or numbers. If …   Black's law dictionary

  • average — A mean proportion, medial sum or quantity, made out of unequal sums or quantities. Brisendine v. Skousen Bros., 48 Ariz. 416, 62 P.2d 326, 329. In ordinary usage the term signifies the mean between two or more quantities, measures, or numbers. If …   Black's law dictionary

  • average — The mean between extremes or between two or more quantities, measurements, distances, weights, etc. Feudal service performed by tenants consisting of hauling and carrying with wagons and work animals. Sometimes used as the equivalent of general… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Petty averages — Average Av er*age, n. [OF. average, LL. averagium, prob. fr. OF. aver, F. avoir, property, horses, cattle, etc.; prop. infin., to have, from L. habere to have. Cf. F. av[ e]rage small cattle, and avarie (perh. of different origin) damage to ship… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petty — Pet ty, a. [Compar. {Pettier}; superl. {Pettiest}.] [OE. petit, F. petit; probably of Celtic origin, and akin to E. piece. Cf. {Petit}.] Little; trifling; inconsiderable; also, inferior; subordinate; as, a petty fault; a petty prince. Denham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petty averages — Petty Pet ty, a. [Compar. {Pettier}; superl. {Pettiest}.] [OE. petit, F. petit; probably of Celtic origin, and akin to E. piece. Cf. {Petit}.] Little; trifling; inconsiderable; also, inferior; subordinate; as, a petty fault; a petty prince.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petty cash — Petty Pet ty, a. [Compar. {Pettier}; superl. {Pettiest}.] [OE. petit, F. petit; probably of Celtic origin, and akin to E. piece. Cf. {Petit}.] Little; trifling; inconsiderable; also, inferior; subordinate; as, a petty fault; a petty prince.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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