HyperDic: midway

English > 4 senses of the word midway / Midway:
ADVERBallmidway, halfwayat half the distance
ADJECTIVEallmidway, center, halfway, middleequally distant from the extremes / extremes
NOUNlocationmidwaythe place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located
actMidway, Battle of Midwaynaval battle of World War II (June 1942)
midway / Midway > pronunciation
Soundsmih'dwey.
Rhymesairway ... Zimbabwe: 74 rhymes with wey...
English > midway: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningEqually distant from the extremes / extremes.
Synonymscenter, halfway, middle
BroadercentralIn or near a center or constituting a center
Spanishintermedio
Catalanintermedi
English > midway: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located.
Part ofcarnival, fair, funfairA traveling show
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
English > Midway: 4 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningnaval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively / decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands.
SynonymBattle of Midway
Instance ofnaval battleA pitched battle between naval fleets
Part ofWorld War II, World War 2, Second World WarA war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
RegionMidway IslandsAn atoll in the Hawaiian Islands some 1300 miles to the northwest of Honolulu
English > midway: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAt half the distance; at the middle.
Synonymhalfway
Spanisha medio camino
Catalana mig camí

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