|a.||1.||Lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; |
|2.||Of or pertaining to an intermediate school; |
|v. i.||1.||To come between; to intervene; to interpose.|
|n.||1.||A person who intermediates between others, especially in negotiations; an intermediary; a mediator.|
|2.||Something that is intermediate.|
|3.||(Chem.) A compound which is produced in the course of a chemical synthesis, which is not itself the final product, but is used in further reactions which produce the final product; also called |
|Noun||1.||intermediate - a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained|
|Verb||1.||intermediate - act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"|
|Adj.||1.||intermediate - lying between two extremes in time or space or degree; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate level"|
first - preceding all others in time or space or degree; "the first house on the right"; "the first day of spring"; "his first political race"; "her first baby"; "the first time"; "the first meetings of the new party"; "the first phase of his training"
last - coming after all others in time or space or degree or being the only one remaining; "the last time I saw Paris"; "the last day of the month"; "had the last word"; "waited until the last minute"; "he raised his voice in a last supreme call"; "the last game of the season"; "down to his last nickel"
|2.||intermediate - around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "a plane with intermediate range"; "medium bombers"|