HyperDic: medium

English > 13 senses of the word medium:
NOUNcommunicationmediuma means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
locationmediumthe surrounding environment
communicationmediuman intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
substancemedium, culture medium(bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid / liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
substancemediuma liquid / liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter / painter
substancemedium(biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
substancemediuman intervening substance through which something is achieved
statemediuma state that is intermediate between extremes
person medium, spiritualist, sensitivesomeone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
communicationmedium, mass medium(usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
actmedium, metieran occupation for which you are especially well suited
ADJECTIVEallmedium, average, intermediatearound the middle of a scale of evaluation
allmedium(meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside
medium > pronunciation
Soundsmiy'diyahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > medium: 13 senses > adjective 1
MeaningAround the middle of a scale of evaluation.
Example "medium bombers"
Synonymsaverage, intermediate
BroadermoderateWithin reasonable or average limits
Spanishintermedio, mediano, medio
Catalanintermedi, intermig, mig, mitjà
English > medium: 13 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside.
BroadercookedHaving been prepared for eating by the application of heat
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information.
Narroweralbum, record albumOne or more recordings issued together
cool medium, cold mediumA medium that usually, but not always, provides little involvement together with substantial stimulus
film, cinema, celluloidA medium that disseminates moving pictures
hot mediumA medium that usually, but not always, provides complete involvement together without considerable stimulus
paperA medium for written communication
print mediaA medium that disseminates printed matter
storage medium, data-storage mediumA medium for storing information
telecommunication, telecom(often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
vehicleA medium for the expression or achievement of something
Broaderinstrumentality, instrumentationAn artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
Spanishmedio de comunicación, medio
Catalanmedi, mitjà de comunicació, mitjà
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe surrounding environment.
Example"fish require an aqueous medium"
Broaderenvironment, environs, surroundings, surroundThe area in which something exists or lives
Spanishmedio
Catalanmedi
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication.
Category ofban, censorforbid the public distribution of (a movie or a newspaper)
Narrowerair, airwaveMedium for radio and television broadcasting
ether, aetherA medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
Spanishmedio
Catalanmitjà
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 4, substance
Meaning(bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid / liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms.
Synonymculture medium
CategorybacteriologyThe branch of medical science that studies bacteria in relation to disease
Narroweragar, nutrient agarAny culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Spanishmedio de cultivo, medio
Catalanmedi de cultiu, medi
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 5, substance
MeaningA liquid / liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter / painter.
Narrowermegilp, magilpA medium for oil-paints
BroaderliquidA substance that is liquid / liquid at room temperature and pressure
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 6, substance
Meaning(biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Narrowercontrast medium, contrast materialA substance that is opaque to x-rays
BroadersubstanceThe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
Catalanmedi
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 7, substance
MeaningAn intervening substance through which something is achieved.
Example"the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
Narrowersolvent, dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolventA liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
BroadersubstanceThe real physical matter of which a person or thing consists
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 8, state
MeaningA state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position.
Example"a happy medium"
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Adjectivesmedialrelating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 9, person
Meaningsomeone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead.
Example"he consulted several mediums"
Synonymsspiritualist, sensitive
BroaderpsychicA person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
Spanishespiritista, espiritualista, medium, médium, sensible
Catalanespiritista, espiritualista, mèdium
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 10, communication
Meaning(usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public.
Synonymmass medium
Narrowerbroadcast medium, broadcastingA medium that disseminates via telecommunications
Broadertransmissioncommunication by means of transmitted signals
Spanishmedios de comunicación de masas
English > medium: 13 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningAn occupation for which you are especially well suited.
Synonymmetier
Broaderoccupation, business, job, line of work, lineThe principal activity in your life that you do to earn money

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