being, situated, or acting between two points, stages, things, persons, etc.: the intermediate steps in a procedure.
of or relating to an intermediate school.
a person who acts between others; intermediary; mediator.
something intermediate, as a form or class.
Chemistry. a derivative of the initial material formed before the desired product of a chemical process.
- in·ter·me·di·ate·ly, adverb
- in·ter·me·di·ate·ness, noun
Other definitions for intermediate (2 of 2)
to act as an intermediary; intervene; mediate.
- in·ter·me·di·a·tor, noun
- in·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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How to use intermediate in a sentence
That goes for the data points we feed into the neural network, the numbers we use to represent the neural network, and the intermediate numbers we need to store during training.Tiny four-bit computers are now all you need to train AI | Karen Hao | December 11, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Merlin app assists identification and coaches beginner and intermediate birders.
One possibility is that overlapping representations may amount to an intermediate step of pattern separation, rather than the signature of its absence in humans.Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV - Issue 93: Forerunners | Adithya Rajagopalan | December 2, 2020 | Nautilus
Even large CPG brands, which have historically been intermediated by retailers and lacked direct consumer connections, have made great strides in first-party data investment and customer relationship building.Marketers have successfully pivoted to first-party data, but struggle to deploy it | Adstra | December 2, 2020 | Digiday
Greene and Logan weren’t surprised to find that the majority of those involved in avalanches had intermediate or advanced skill levels.
British Dictionary definitions for intermediate
occurring or situated between two points, extremes, places, etc; in between
(of a class, course, etc) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
physics (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100 000 electronvolts
geology (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica
a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
(intr) to act as an intermediary or mediator
- intermediacy or intermediateness, noun
- intermediately, adverb
- intermediation, noun
- intermediator, noun
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