|1.||[ adjective ] around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures|
"an orange of average size" "intermediate capacity" "a plane with intermediate range" "medium bombers"
|2.||[ noun ] a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information|
|Related terms:||means film vehicle paper album data-storage_medium telecommunication print_media|
|3.||[ noun ] (geography) the surrounding environment|
"fish require an aqueous medium"
|4.||[ noun ] an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication|
|Related terms:||communication air air ether ban|
|5.||[ noun ] an intervening substance through which something is achieved|
"the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
|Related terms:||substance solvent|
|6.||[ noun ] (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms|
|Related terms:||substance agar bacteriology|
|7.||[ noun ] (chemistry) a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter|
|Related terms:||substance liquid solvent megilp|
|8.||[ noun ] (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed|
|Related terms:||substance contrast_medium biology|
|9.||[ adjective ] (of meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside|
|10.||[ noun ] someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead|
"he consulted several mediums"
|11.||[ noun ] transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public|
|Related terms:||transmission broadcast_media|
|12.||[ noun ] a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position|
"a happy medium"
|13.||[ noun ] (work) an occupation for which you are especially well suited|
"in law he found his true metier"