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.
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Example sentences from the Web for medium
Look for instruction more than inspirationLike most social media, TikTok is a platform where people want to show who they are—the best, most exciting version of themselves.
She was often pictured sitting against the back wall of the Situation Room near Pence in photos posted to social media.
Moreno wrote he could face between 3-4 years in prison “for simply publishing on social media networks.”Cuban authorities threaten to arrest LGBTQ activist, journalist|Michael K. Lavers|September 17, 2020|Washington Blade
The Biden campaign said the ads are part of $65 million in spending this week on paid media, including television, radio and print advertising.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Thirty-nine percent of merchants are planning to sell products on digital marketplaces, and 31% will make products available for purchase through social media apps, according to PayPal.What retailers should expect going into a holiday season during a pandemic|Rachel King|September 16, 2020|Fortune
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
Scientific definitions for medium
Idioms and Phrases with medium
see happy medium.