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
usage note for medium
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Example sentences from the Web for medium
Place the thinly sliced shallots in a medium bowl and pour buttermilk over to coat.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And since visual media is more compelling than any other medium, it is consistently their drug of choice.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For OK Go the music video is medium for personal creativity, hype, and branding.OK Go Is Helping Redefine the Music Video For the Internet Age|Lauren Schwartzberg|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Video has been the medium of choice for winning artists of late; the two previous winners were both video artists.
Meanwhile, heat the butter in a medium heavy-bottomed pot or Dutch oven, such as Le Creuset.
Several of the phenomena occurred entirely under our own hands, and quite disconnected from the "medium."Mysterious Psychic Forces|Camille Flammarion
The camel races, while not exactly regarded as a medium for speculation, were the most amusing to watch.With Our Army in Palestine|Antony Bluett
Language was among such means and became even more effective when a medium for storing and disseminating-writing-was established.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin
The form in which it is given to our world would be the contribution of the medium.Modern Religious Cults and Movements|Gaius Glenn Atkins
Such a measure, it is certain, can only be obtained through the medium of a succession in our ideas.
British Dictionary definitions for medium
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
Medical definitions for medium
n. pl. me•di•ums
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Idioms and Phrases with medium
see happy medium.