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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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References in classic literature ?
Such, then, are the differences of the arts with respect to the medium of imitation.
Dolokhov was of medium height, with curly hair and light-blue eyes.
Only the rare and exceptional genius of Vergil and Milton could use the Homeric medium without loss of individuality: and this quality none of the later epic poets seem to have possessed.
They were men of medium height, with olive complexions and almond eyes.
Now, with the given rapidity, the projectile will have traversed this in five seconds, and the period is too brief for the resistance of the medium to be regarded otherwise than as insignificant.
But then, at a distance which for three hours in the morning did not exceed sixty-five miles, and in a medium free from all atmospheric disturbances, these instruments could reduce the lunar surface to within less than
Hence some of my readers will, perhaps, wonder that the squire had not hated Sophia as much as he had hated her mother; but I must inform them, that hatred is not the effect of love, even through the medium of jealousy.
In the first case, the change is attributed to the medium between the object and the place; in the second, it is attributed to the object itself.
She would have been a good figure, too, if it had not been for her extreme thinness and the size of her head, which was too large for her medium height.
I shall commit my thoughts to paper, it is true; but that is a poor medium for the communication of feeling.
It was on that occasion, too, that I saw for the first time my conceptions rendered by an artist in another medium.