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intermediate2

[in-ter-mee-dee-eyt]
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verb (used without object), in·ter·me·di·at·ed, in·ter·me·di·at·ing.
  1. to act as an intermediary; intervene; mediate.

Origin of intermediate2

1600–10; < Medieval Latin intermediātus, past participle of intermediāre. See inter-, mediate
Related formsin·ter·me·di·a·tor, nounin·ter·me·di·a·to·ry [in-ter-mee-dee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˌɪn tərˈmi di əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for intermediating

intermediate

adjective (ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪɪt)
  1. occurring or situated between two points, extremes, places, etc; in between
  2. (of a class, course, etc) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
  3. physics (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100 000 electronvolts
  4. geology (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica
noun (ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪɪt)
  1. something intermediate
  2. a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
verb (ˌɪntəˈmiːdɪˌeɪt)
  1. (intr) to act as an intermediary or mediator
Derived Formsintermediacy or intermediateness, nounintermediately, adverbintermediation, nounintermediator, noun

Word Origin

C17: from Medieval Latin intermediāre to intervene, from Latin inter- + medius middle
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Word Origin and History for intermediating

intermediate

v.

c.1600, from inter- + mediate (v.). Related: Intermediated; intermediating.

intermediate

adj.

early 15c., from Medieval Latin intermediatus "lying between," from Latin intermedius "that which is between," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + medius "in the middle" (see medial (adj.)).

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intermediating in Medicine

intermediate

(ĭn′tər-mēdē-ĭt)
adj.
  1. Lying or occurring in a middle position or state.
n.
  1. A substance formed in the course of a chemical reaction or the synthesis of a desired end product that then participates in the process until it is either deactivated or consumed.
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