Statistics the value of a quantity or the effective value of a periodic quantity, as a current, equal to the square root of the average (arithmetic mean) of the squares of a set of values

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noun

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The square root of the average of the squares of a set of numbers.

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(*plural* root mean squares)

- (mathematics, of a set of numbers or values) The square root of the arithmetic mean of the squares.

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