n.1.That which lies in the middle, or between other things; intervening body or quantity.
The just medium . . . lies between pride and abjection.
- L'Estrange.
2.(Math.) See Mean.
2.A substance through which an effect is transmitted from one thing to another; as, air is the common medium of sound.
3.An average.
A medium of six years of war, and six years of peace.
- Burke.
4.A trade name for printing and writing paper of certain sizes. See Paper.
5.(Paint.) The liquid vehicle with which dry colors are ground and prepared for application.
6.(Microbiology) A source of nutrients in which a microorganism is placed to permit its growth, cause it to produce substances, or observe its activity under defined conditions; also called culture medium or growth medium. The medium is usually a solution of nutrients in water, or a similar solution solidified with gelatin or agar.
7.A means of transmission of news, advertising, or other messages from an information source to the public, also called a news medium, such as a newspaper or radio; used mostly in the plural form, i. e. news media or media. See 1st media{2}.
Circulating medium
a current medium of exchange, whether coin, bank notes, or government notes.
Ethereal medium
(Physics) the ether.
Medium of exchange
that which is used for effecting an exchange of commodities - money or current representatives of money.
a.1.Having a middle position or degree; mean; intermediate; medial; as, a horse of medium size; a decoction of medium strength.
Noun1.medium - a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
2.medium - the surrounding environment; "fish require an aqueous medium"
3.medium - an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
4.medium - (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
Synonyms: culture medium
5.medium - an intervening substance through which something is achieved; "the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
6.medium - a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter
7.medium - (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
8.medium - a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position; "a happy medium"
9.medium - someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead; "he consulted several mediums"
Synonyms: spiritualist
10.medium - transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
Synonyms: mass medium
11.medium - an occupation for which you are especially well suited; "in law he found his true metier"
Synonyms: metier
Adj.1.medium - 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"
2.medium - (of meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside
To dream that you are a medium, indicates that you are getting in touch with your intuitive side and being more sensitive to your instincts and how your perceive things. It also suggests increased knowledge of your unconscious.Charlie McCarthy, actor, agency, agent, air brush, ambiance, ambience, ambient, amidships, ancilla, appliance, approach, arbitrator, arc, arc light, architect, art paper, atmosphere, atoms, autecology, author, automatist, avenue, balance, banal, betwixt and between, bien cuit, bioecology, bionomics, broker, brush, camera lucida, camera obscura, canvas, center, central, chalk, channel, charcoal, chromogen, climate, coat, coat of paint, coating, color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, common, compromise, connection, contact, contrivance, conveyance, core, course, crayon, creator, creature, crown, dead-color, deputy, device, dimmer, distemper, distillate, distillation, distributor, doer, done, doneness, drawing paper, drawing pencil, drier, dull, dummy, duodecimo, dupe, dye, dyestuff, easel, ecoclimate, ecodeme, ecology, ecosystem, ecstatic, eighteenmo, element, elixir, environment, equatorial, equidistant, essence, everyday, executant, executor, executrix, expedient, exterior paint, fabric, fabricator, fair, fair to middling, fairish, fence, fixative, flat coat, flat wash, floats, flood, floodlight, floor enamel, folio, footlights, foots, front, front man, gelatin, generality, gist, go-between, golden mean, ground, half measures, half-and-half measures, halfway, halfway measures, handmaid, handmaiden, happy medium, heart, imperial, implement, indifferent, insipid, instrument, instrumentality, instrumentation, interagent, interceder, intercessor, intercurrent, interior, interior paint, interjacent, intermediary, intermediate, intermediate agent, intermediation, intermediator, intermedium, internuncio, interpleader, intervener, intervenient, intervening, interventionist, interventor, jobber, juste-milieu, kernel, klieg light, lackluster, lay figure, lever, liaison, light plot, lights, limelight, link, long suit, maker, marquee, marrow, material, matter, maulstick, mean, means, meat, mechanism, medial, median, mediary, mediator, mediocre, mediocrity, mediterranean, medium-rare, mesial, mesne, method, metier, mezzo, mid, middle, middle course, middle ground, middle point, middle position, middle state, middle way, middle-of-the-road, middleman, midland, midpoint, midships, midway, midwife, milieu, minion, ministry, mise-en-scene, mode, moderate, moderateness, moderation, modest, mouthpiece, mover, namby-pamby, necromancer, negotiant, negotiator, negotiatress, negotiatrix, neutral, neutral ground, norm, normal, nub, nuclear, octavo, octodecimo, of a kind, of a sort, of sorts, ombudsman, opaque color, operant, operative, operator, ordinary, organ, overcooked, overdone, oyster, paint, paintbrush, palette, palette knife, par, passable, pastel, pawn, pencil, performer, perpetrator, pigment, pigments, pith, plaything, popular, practitioner, prime coat, prime mover, primer, priming, producer, psychic, psychographist, puppet, quarto, quintessence, respectable, road, route, routine, royal, rule, run, run-of-mine, run-of-the-mill, sap, scratchboard, servant, sextodecimo, siccative, sixteenmo, sketchbook, sketchpad, slave, so-so, soul, spatula, spirit, spirit rapper, spiritist, spiritualist, spokesman, spokeswoman, spot, spotlight, spray gun, stain, standard, stooge, stuff, stump, subject, substance, sum and substance, super, surroundings, synecology, tangible, technique, tedious, tempera, thinner, tie, tinction, tincture, tolerable, tool, toy, transparent color, turpentine, turps, twelvemo, undercoat, undercoating, usual, vapid, varnish, vehicle, via media, vulgar, wash, wash coat, way, well-cooked, well-done, wholesaler, wishy-washy, worker
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