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micrurus | micrurus fulvius | micturate | micturition | micturition reflex | Mid | mid sea | mid victorian | mid-april | mid-atlantic | mid-atlantic ridge



Noun, Adjective, Preposition


Mida. [AS. midd; akin to OS. middi, D. mid (in comp.), OHG. mitti, Icel. mi, Goth. midjis, L. medius, Gr. me`sos, Skr. madhya. Amid, Middle, Midst, Mean, Mediate, Meridian, Mizzen, Moiety.].
  •  Denoting the middle part; as, in mid ocean.  [1913 Webster]
    "No more the mounting larks, while Daphne sings,
    Shall list'ning in mid air suspend their wings.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Occupying a middle position; middle; as, the mid finger; the mid hour of night.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Made with a somewhat elevated position of some certain part of the tongue, in relation to the palate; midway between the high and the low; -- said of certain vowel sounds; as, ā (āle), . See Guide to Pronunciation, 1913 Webster]
    " Mid is much used as a prefix, or combining form, denoting the middle or middle part of a thing; as, mid-air, mid-channel, mid-age, midday, midland, etc. Also, specifically, in geometry, to denote a circle inscribed in a triangle (a midcircle), or relation to such a circle; as, mid-center, midradius."  [1913 Webster]
     Middle.  [1913 Webster]
    "About the mid of night come to my tent."  [1913 Webster]
     See Amid.  [1913 Webster]


Mid, attrib.adj.
1 (usu. in comb.) that is the middle of (in mid-air; from mid-June to mid-July).
2 that is in the middle; medium, half.
3 Phonet. (of a vowel) pronounced with the tongue neither high nor low.

Mid, prep. poet. = AMID.

abbr. f. AMID



accented, alveolar, amid, amidships, amidst, among, amongst, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, articulated, assimilated, average, back, barytone, between, betwixt, betwixt and between, bilabial, broad, cacuminal, center, centermost, central, cerebral, checked, close, consonant, consonantal, continuant, core, dental, dissimilated, dorsal, equatorial, equidistant, flat, front, glide, glossal, glottal, guttural, halfway, hard, heavy, high, interior, intermediary, intermediate, intonated, labial, labiodental, labiovelar, lateral, lax, light, lingual, liquid, low, mean, medial, median, mediocre, mediterranean, medium, mesial, mezzo, middle, middlemost, middling, midland, midmost, midships, midst, midway, monophthongal, muted, narrow, nasal, nasalized, nuclear, occlusive, open, over, oxytone, palatal, palatalized, pharyngeal, pharyngealized, phonemic, phonetic, phonic, pitch, pitched, posttonic, retroflex, rounded, semivowel, soft, sonant, stopped, stressed, strong, surd, syllabic, tense, thick, throaty, throughout, together with, tonal, tonic, twangy, unaccented, unrounded, unstressed, velar, vocalic, vocoid, voiced, voiceless, vowel, vowellike, weak, wide, with




N middle, midst, mediety, mean, medium, middle term, center &c, mid-course, mezzo termine, juste milieu, halfway house, nave, navel, omphalos, nucleus, nucleolus, equidistance, bisection, half distance, equator, diaphragm, midriff, intermediate, middle, medial, mesial, mean, mid, median, average, middlemost, midmost, mediate, intermediate, equidistant, central, mediterranean, equatorial, homocentric, in the middle, midway, halfway, midships, amidships, in medias res.


N interposition, interjacence, intercurrence, intervenience, interlocation, interdigitation, interjection, interpolation, interlineation, interspersion, intercalation, interpenetration, permeation, infiltration, intervention, interference, intrusion, obtrusion, insinuation, insertion, dovetailing, embolism, intermediary, intermedium, go between, bodkin, intruder, interloper, parenthesis, episode, flyleaf, partition, septum, diaphragm, midriff, dissepiment, party wall, panel, room divider, halfway house, interjacent, intercurrent, intervenient, intervening, intermediate, intermediary, intercalary, interstitial, embolismal, parenthetical, episodic, mediterranean, intrusive, embosomed, merged, between, betwixt, twixt, among, amongst, amid, amidst, mid, midst, in the thick of, betwixt and between, sandwich-wise, parenthetically, obiter dictum.

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