a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
the surrounding environment
"fish require an aqueous medium"
an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
culture medium, mediumnoun
(bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter
(biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
an intervening substance through which something is achieved
"the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position
"a happy medium"
medium, spiritualist, sensitivenoun
someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
"he consulted several mediums"
medium, mass mediumnoun
(usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
an occupation for which you are especially well suited
"in law he found his true metier"
average, intermediate, mediumadjective
around the middle of a scale of evaluation
"an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"
(meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside
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List of paraphrases for "medium":
medium-, average, medium-sized, psychic, means, middle, medium-size, environment, medium-scale, averages, media, way, median, medium-term, moderate, mid-, east, secondary, mid-sized, mean, midsize, intermediate, mid, milieu, mediumsized, middle-, plea, mid-term, mid-size, midst
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How to use medium in a sentence?
In the medium term I am confident. 2020 and 2021 will be a challenge.
In the very short-term, the effect of those options are not very huge. We should think of options and work on them. They will not bring a major change in the current markets but will be helpful in the medium and longer term.
If we are convinced our medium-term inflation target is at risk we will take all the actions necessary.
The Italian downgrade is a reminder that the European sovereign debt crisis has not vanished overnight, sentiment is still a bit fragile in the short term, investors need to be looking at a medium- to long-term time horizon in Europe.
Some corporate treasurers are going into repos that's great for large companies, a serious alternative. But what about small and medium-sized enterprises and charities who don't have the necessary technical ability?
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- mitjà, medi, mèdiumCatalan, Valencian
- Medium, mittelgroßGerman
- μέτριος, μέσοςGreek
- mediano, médium, medioSpanish
- tiedotusväline, liuotin, viestin, väliaine, meedio, viljelyaine, keskikokoinen, keino, media, välineFinnish
- médium, milieu, moyen, médiaFrench
- meadhanScottish Gaelic
- medium, medioItalian
- kauwaka, matataketake, wawaenga, ahoMāori
- medium, średniPolish
- médio, médiumPortuguese
- mediu, mediumRomanian
- медиум, сре́дний, носитель, средаRussian
- మాధ్యమం, మధ్యస్తంTelugu
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