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 mediums
Large asteroids are worth 20 points, mediums are worth 50, and smalls are worth 100.
Materials and mediums are interchangeable—a metaphor, we learn, for mixing and breaking hierarchies of race, class, and more.Saatchi Resurrects Ancient Pangaea with Show Featuring South American and African Artists|Chloë Ashby|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His creations come in an extraordinary range of mediums and look to genres inspired by popular culture, science, and art history.All Hail Richard Hamilton, the Father of British Pop Art|Chloë Ashby|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, even art insiders are acknowledging the two mediums have reached a new stage.From Prada Mural Coats to Dover Street, Fashion’s Art Moment|Bethan Holt|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Discovering that I could become so fully absorbed in mediums with which I did not previously identify left me almost giddy.
She never receives any remunerationan important considerationfor, mediums who take fees are more open to suspicion.
I have been before several other mediums; the sounds are all much smaller than at your house.The Missing Link in Modern Spiritualism|A. Leah Underhill
But the mediums are also to blame, for their vanity is sometimes great, and their sincerity frequently doubtful.Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research|Michael Sage
They appear to have neglected the psychological side of a mediums rle, and forgot that a medium is not a mechanical instrument.
Each ones hands are thus secured and engaged, including the mediums.Hours with the Ghosts or, Nineteenth Century Witchcraft|Henry Ridgely Evans
British Dictionary definitions for mediums (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for mediums (2 of 2)
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
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Medical definitions for mediums
n. pl. me•di•ums
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Idioms and Phrases with mediums
see happy medium.