below average

below average

Subpar. You'll never get into a top college with below average grades like these.
See also: average, below

below average

lower or worse than average. Tom's strength is below average for a child his size. Dad asked why my grades are below average.
See also: average, below
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The ITBS language arts composite scores were used to classify each student as being above average, average, or below average in language arts achievement.
(2.) In this article, an increase in an industry's earnings in a State or an increase in a component of personal income in a State is "above average" (or "below average") if it is more than (or less than) the increase in personal income in the State.
Among primary-processing industries, utilization rates remain on the high side for lumber and products, primary metals and fabricated metal products, petroleum refining, and rubber and plastics products; rates are below average for paper and textile mill products.
Survey authors Jack Salzman and Beth Goldberg note that 33% of the buyers rate Almay cosmetics above average or excellent in product quality, while only 12% rate them below average or poor, giving the results a positive skew.
68 students of Class XI who had passed Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) with Science subjects, consisting of academically superior (N = 39, Grade A+) and below average (N = 29, Grade D/E) were given three psychological tests: Wallach-Kogan Creativity Test (abbreviated form), Urdu version of Dallas Times-Herald Science Achievement Test and Group Embedded Figures Test (GEFT).
Treasury's $84 B 3- and 6-month bill auctions were ok to a little below average. The $45 B 3-month was awarded at 2.395%, right on the screws, and versus 2.400% last week.
A drop in temperature is expected for Monday to become three degrees Celsius below average and rain, thunderstorms and hail expected in most areas in Palestine.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Metreological Department (PMD) predicted that the temperatures in the next three months will rise by two to three degrees than usual with below average rains to be observed.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Metreological Department (PMD) predicted that the temperatures in the next three months would rise by two to three degrees than usual and below average rainfall would be observed.Experts warned that the country should gear up for an intense summer season this year with fewer showers.
Summary: Dubai [UAE], Feb 28 (ANI): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appealed against the one demerit point imposed on the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur for a "below average" pitch used during the second Test of the two-match series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka earlier this month.
IANS Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who is currently in Auckland for his Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha stage show, feels he is a below average singer.
Of course it's California, so its cost of living is very high, as are taxes, and health care is below average. But the upsides are crime is very low, well-being is good, walkability is great, its weather is good and its local culture is great.
Damascus, SANA- The temperatures will remain from 2 to 4 degrees below average as the country is being affected by a superficial low air pressure accompanied by southwestern air currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
Get On" campaign found that children from poorer backgrounds are 67% more likely to score below average in reading at age five than those from more affluent backgrounds.
Each of the three summer months were a little below average with August hitting 18.2degC, July 18degC and June 17.30degC.