medium is the dictionary form of media Definition of medium
1. [ adjective ] around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures
Synonyms: average intermediate

"an orange of average size" "intermediate capacity" "a plane with intermediate range" "medium bombers"

Related terms: moderate
2. [ noun ] a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
Related terms: means film vehicle paper album data-storage_medium telecommunication print_media
3. [ noun ] (geography) the surrounding environment

"fish require an aqueous medium"

Related terms: environment
4. [ noun ] an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
Related terms: communication air air ether ban
5. [ noun ] an intervening substance through which something is achieved

"the dissolving medium is called a solvent"

Related terms: substance solvent
6. [ noun ] (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
Synonyms: culture_medium
Related terms: substance agar bacteriology
7. [ noun ] (chemistry) a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter
Related terms: substance liquid solvent megilp
8. [ noun ] (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
Related terms: substance contrast_medium biology
9. [ adjective ] (of meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside
Related terms: cooked
10. [ noun ] someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
Synonyms: spiritualist

"he consulted several mediums"

Related terms: psychic
11. [ noun ] transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
Synonyms: mass_medium
Related terms: transmission broadcast_media
12. [ noun ] a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position

"a happy medium"

Related terms: state
13. [ noun ] (work) an occupation for which you are especially well suited
Synonyms: metier

"in law he found his true metier"

Related terms: occupation
Similar spelling:   MEd