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Definition of Medium

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.

Medium Quotations

I have come to believe that a great teacher is a great artist and that there are as few as there are any other great artists. Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.
John Steinbeck

Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
Ansel Adams

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Plato

Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heart strings. It acts as medicine.
Macklemore

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Ansel Adams
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Medium Translations

medium in German is durchschnittich, mittel..

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