medium medium  /ˈmi di əm/

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. PTI talks to the spirit medium and author of Do Dead People Watch You Shower about communicating with the Other Side.
  2. The etymology of the word relates to the origins of the medium.
  3. RCA's general foresaw radio as a mass medium built around a network, then did it again for television, rearranging living rooms everywhere.

News

  1. Stonington puts two on ECC-Medium first team

    The steady play of seniors Chris Bovino and sophomore Sam Ognisty earned the Bear golfers ECC Medium first-team honors.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Westerly Sun

  2. Bell Aliant to redeem $400 million of 4.95 per cent medium term notes

    Bell Aliant to redeem $400 million of 4.95 per cent medium term notes
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Bangert: Customer comments, medium rare

    What a coworker did with that medium-rare steak in many ways has been a guide for me about the consequences of calling out bad service. But I was backing the wrong side that night. I can see that now.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Journal & Courier

Quotes

  1. "The single biggest threat to US security, both short-term, medium-term and long-term, would be the possibility of a terrorist organization obtaining a nuclear weapon," Obama said on the eve of the two-day summit. "This is something that...
    on Apr 11, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. "We are trying to open up the television medium so that viewers can help them make television and join the conversation of democracy and reclaim American democracy by talking about the choices we have to make," Gore said as he accepted the award.
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: FOXNews

  3. "The bill that's before the House of Representatives tomorrow is a bill that has got the best chance of providing liquidity, providing credit, providing money so small businesses and medium-sized businesses can function," Bush said.
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Seattle Times

Word of the Day
maxim maxim
/ˈmæk səm /