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See also: médium

English

Etymology

From Latin medium, neuter of medius (middle). Compare middle.

Pronunciation

Noun

medium (plural mediums)

  1. (plural media) The nature of the surrounding environment, e.g. solid, liquid, gas, vacuum, or a specific substance such as a solvent.
  2. (plural media) The material or empty space through which signals, waves or forces pass.
  3. (plural media) A format for communicating or presenting information.
  4. (plural media, microbiology) A nutrient solution for the growth of cells in vitro.
  5. (plural media) The means or channel by which an aim is achieved.
  6. (plural mediums) A liquid base which carries pigment in paint.
  7. (plural mediums, spiritualism) Someone who supposedly conveys information from the spirit world.
  8. (plural mediums) Anything having a measurement intermediate between extremes, such as a garment or container.
  9. (plural mediums) A person whom garments or apparel of intermediate size fit.

Quotations

(format for communicating or presenting information):

  • 1996: In some instances one can take advantage of differential carbohydrate fermentation capabilities of microorganisms by incorporating one or more carbohydrates in the medium along with a suitable pH indicator. Such media are called differential media (e.g., eosin methylene blue or MacConkey agar) and are commonly used to isolate enteric bacilli. — Medical Microbiology, ed. Samuel Baron, MD.

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Translations

Adjective

medium (not comparable)

  1. Template:obsolete Arithmetically average.
  2. Of intermediate size, degree, amount etc.
  3. Of meat, cooked to a point greater than rare but less than well done; typically, so the meat is still red in the centre.

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Danish

Etymology

From Latin medium.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /meːdiɔm/, [ˈmeːˀd̥jɔm]

Noun

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  1. medium

Inflection

Adjective

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  1. medium

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Latin

Adjective

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  1. Module error

Noun

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  1. middle, center, medium, midst
  2. community, public, publicity

Derived terms

Noun

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  1. Module error
  2. Module error

Swedish

Noun

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  1. a medium, a middle part in communication, a substance useful for communication (e.g. aether), a spiritual connection

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