media media  /ˈmi di ə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  2. (n) the surrounding environment
  3. (n) an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
  4. (n) (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
  5. (n) a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter
  6. (n) (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
  7. (n) an intervening substance through which something is achieved
  8. (n) a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position
  9. (n) someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
  10. (n) (usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
  11. (n) an occupation for which you are especially well suited
  12. (adj) around the middle of a scale of evaluation
  13. (adj) (meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside

Usage(s):

  1. In 2008, the old-media business got hammered.
  2. Michael Jackson's death should have provided a blueprint for how new media has overthrown old.
  3. Summer is high season for media freak-outs.

News

  1. Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Conference Call

    Media Advisory - Empire Company Limited Advisory of Conference Call
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Horizon Media Partners With Valley Honda Dealer Association as Agency of Record

    Horizon Media, the fastest growing media services agency in the world, announced today that in partnership with Secret Weapon Marketing, the agency has been selected to manage the full service Valley Honda ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Media Advisory: The Honourable Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety, to Make an Announcement Related to National ...

    Media availability will follow.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I must also say that I was shocked to see all of the attention devoted to the amount of time I would spend in jail for what I had done by the media, public and city officials," Hilton said in the Saturday statement. "I would hope going...
    on Jun 9, 2007 By: Paris Hilton Source: CNN International

  2. Bush said decisions about troop levels will be based on a "calm assessment" by military commanders in Iraq, and "not a nervous reaction by Washington politicians to poll results in the media."
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  3. "Well, Solicitor General Kagan, I think the commentaries in the media are accurate. We started off with a standard that you articulated at the University of Chicago Law School about substantive discussions," Specter said. "And they say we...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Arlen Specter Source: Huffington Post (blog)

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