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Most common English words: o' « eight « modern « #840: medium » ill » eat » et

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

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Singular
Medium

Plural
media or mediums

Medium (plural media or 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.

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(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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Medium (not comparable)

Positive
Medium

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (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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From Latin medium.

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  • IPA: /meːdiɔm/, [ˈmeːˀd̥jɔm]

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medium or medie n. (singular definite mediet, plural indefinite medier)

  1. medium

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Medium (indeclinable)

  1. medium

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Medium n.

  1. Neuter form of medius.

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Medium m.

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

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Medium

  1. Accusative singular of medius.
  2. Genitive plural of medius.

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