- media atropatene,
- media center,
- media event,
- media literacy,
noun, plural me·di·ae [mee-dee-ee] /ˈmi diˌi/.
Origin of media2
noun, plural me·di·a [mee-dee-uh] /ˈmi di ə/ for 1–9, 11, me·di·ums for 1–11, 14.
- Painting.a liquid with which pigments are mixed.
- the material or technique with which an artist works: the medium of watercolor.
Origin of medium
Examples from the Web for media
In 2011 LGBT media outlet Queerty took the app to task for allegedly deleting accounts that made reference to being trans.
Much of the media coverage around eating disorders surrounds celebrities and models.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
One bystander said he was told to tell the media that they were from al Qaeda in Yemen, or al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Unconfirmed reports in the French media claimed that the brothers were spotted at a gas station in northern France on Thursday.
Duke was a state representative whose neo-Nazi alliances were disgorged in media reports during his run for governor in 1991.
A raid was made into Media, some of its cities being taken and their inhabitants deported.
Euripides contrasts the sun-lit mountain flats of Persia with the wintry land of Media and the citadels of Bactria.
While the rest of Media is very fertile, the northern and mountainous part is barren.
In the west of Media, Dadarshis had no better success against his Armenian compatriots.
Did you have any further difficulty with the media, the various press and radio and television representatives during this time?Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
noun plural -diae (-dɪˌiː)
- a consonant whose articulation lies midway between that of a voiced and breathed speech sound
- a consonant pronounced with weak voice, as c in French second
Word Origin for media
noun plural -dia (-dɪə) or -diums
- the category of a work of art, as determined by its materials and methods of productionthe medium of wood engraving
- the materials used in a work of art
Word Origin for medium
"newspapers, radio, TV, etc." 1927, perhaps abstracted from mass media (1923, a technical term in advertising), plural of medium, on notion of "intermediate agency," a sense found in that word in English from c.1600.
1580s, "a middle ground, quality, or degree," from Latin medium "the middle, midst, center; interval," noun use of neuter of adjective medius (see medial (adj.)). Meaning "intermediate agency, channel of communication" is from c.1600. That of "person who conveys spiritual messages" first recorded 1853, from notion of "substance through which something is conveyed." Artistic sense (oil, watercolors, etc.) is from 1854. Happy medium is the "golden mean," Horace's aurea mediocritas.
1660s, "average," from medium (n.). The Latin adjective was medius. Meaning "intermediate" is from 1796. As a size designation from 1711. as a designation of cooked meat, it is attested from 1931, short for medium-rare (1881).
n. pl. me•di•ums
see happy medium.