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Definition of Medium


  1. That which lies in the middle, or between other things; intervening body or quantity. Hence, specifically: (a) Middle place or degree; mean.
  2. See Mean.
  3. The mean or middle term of a syllogism; that by which the extremes are brought into connection.
  4. A substance through which an effect is transmitted from one thing to another; as, air is the common medium of sound. Hence: The condition upon which any event or action occurs; necessary means of motion or action; that through or by which anything is accomplished, conveyed, or carried on; specifically, in animal magnetism, spiritualism, etc., a person through whom the action of another being is said to be manifested and transmitted.
  5. An average.
  6. A trade name for printing and writing paper of certain sizes. See Paper.
  7. The liquid vehicle with which dry colors are ground and prepared for application.
  8. Having a middle position or degree; mean; intermediate; medial; as, a horse of medium size; a decoction of medium strength.
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medium in German is durchschnittich, mittel..