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Synonyms for medium

Synonyms for medium

something, as a type, number, quantity, or degree, that represents a midpoint between extremes on a scale of valuation

a settlement of differences through mutual concession

that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

journalists and journalism in general

the totality of surrounding conditions and circumstances affecting growth or development

Synonyms for medium

the surrounding environment

an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication

(bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms

a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter

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(biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed

an intervening substance through which something is achieved

a state that is intermediate between extremes

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someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead

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(usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public

an occupation for which you are especially well suited

around the middle of a scale of evaluation

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(meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside

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The erbium family: There are two distinct wavelengths that use erbium: Erbium, chromium:YSGG (2780 nm) has an active medium of a solid crystal of yttrium scandium gallium garnet that is doped with erbium and chromium and Erbium:YAG (2940 nm) has an active medium of a solid crystal of yttrium aluminum garnet that is doped with erbium.
This is a subtle but fundamental shift in presenting video as an active medium vs.
Delivery of the active medium voltage electricity for Base 1, Base 2 and Base 3 owned SHATPD St.
Most lasers possess two important ingredients: an active medium in which energy can be turned into light and amplified, and some resonant enclosure in which the developing coherent light can build up to a potent beam emerging as laser light.
Laser diode an electronically driven solid state laser with an active medium has emerged as one the best alternatives for projections, laser pointers, and storages.