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medium

 
Adjective medium has 2 senses
  1. average, intermediate, medium - 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"
    Antonym: immoderate (indirect, via moderate)
  2. medium - (of meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside
    Antonym:
    raw (indirect, via cooked)
Noun medium has 11 senses
  1. medium - a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
    --1 is a kind of
    means
    --1 has particulars:
     vehicle; paper; film, cinema, celluloid; print media; storage medium, data-storage medium; telecommunication, telecom; album, record album
  2. medium - the surrounding environment; "fish require an aqueous medium"
    --2 is a kind of
    environment, environs, surroundings, surround
  3. medium - an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
    --3 is a kind of
    communication, communicating
    --3 has particulars: ether, aether; air, airwave
  4. culture medium, medium - (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
    --4 is a kind of substance, matter
    --4 has particulars: agar, nutrient agar
  5. medium - an intervening substance through which something is achieved; "the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
    --5 is a kind of
    substance, matter
    --5 has particulars:
     solvent, dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent
  6. medium - a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter
    --6 is a kind of
    liquid
    --6 has particulars: megilp, megalp
  7. medium - (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
    --7 is a kind of
    substance, matter
    --7 has particulars: contrast medium, contrast material
  8. medium - a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position; "a happy medium"
    --8 is a kind of
    state
  9. medium, spiritualist - someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead; "he consulted several mediums"
    --9 is a kind of psychic
  10. medium, mass medium - transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
    --10 is a kind of transmission
    --10 has particulars: broadcast medium, broadcasting
  11. metier, medium - an occupation for which you are especially well suited; "in law he found his true metier"
    --11 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
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