midway midway  /ˈmɪd ˌweɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
  2. (n) naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands
  3. (adj) equally distant from the extremes
  4. (adv) at half the distance; at the middle

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Spain, a veteran of the underground era of adult comix, adapts William Lindsay Gresham's 1946 novel of the midway.

News

  1. Kasey Kahne crashes just prior to midway point of Quicken Loans 400 race

    — Kasey Kahne built a four-second lead on his Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmy Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the midway point of the Quicken Loans 400 before crashing minutes later at Michigan International Speedway Sunday afternoon.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Midway Park may get makeover

    By: Crystal Ledford A revitalized field may soon be part of Midway Park. Members of the Forsyth County Parks and Recreation Board on Wednesday voted unanimously, with Chairman Todd Holbrook absent, to allow engineers to look into the possibility of revamping the rectangular athletic field at the park. Jerry Kinsey, director of the Parks and Recreation Department, said the improvements likely ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Forsyth County News

  3. Midway cuts EDC funding

    The Town of Midway will not fund the Davidson County Economic Development Commission next year.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Lexington Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "Ron Artest added 20 points for the Lakers, who shot terribly while trailing for most of the first three-and-a-half quarters. Yet they reclaimed the lead midway through the fourth quarter and hung on with big shots from Pau Gasol and Artest. Well,...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Ron Artest Source: The Age

  2. "The break of serves, they're due to the wind I assume," Federer said. "I had to kind of change my game around a little bit midway through the second set. I think my attacking style really worked out well - I'm really happy to have come...
    on Jan 22, 2007 By: Roger Federer Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I think the squad is good enough," Ferguson told Manchester United's official magazine 'Inside United'. "We don't always get great joy in January, I have to say. It takes time for players to settle in when they are midway through the season...
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Sportinglife.com

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