being at or near the middle point of: in mid autumn.
being or occupying a middle place or position: in the mid nineties of the last century.
Archaic. the middle.
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a combining form representing mid1 in compound words: midday; mid-Victorian.
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Master of Industrial Design.
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How to use mid in a sentence
In the mid-afternoon, Ramos and Liu were parked on Tomkins Avenue on a meal break.
But with the outbreak of hostilities in mid-2011, all festivities were thrust into the deep freeze.In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive | Peter Schwartzstein | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Think of the embarrassing subway platform or mid-office “adjustment” debacles you could avoid!Would You Pay $100 For a 50 Cent Bulge? Men’s Undies Get Expensive | James Joiner | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And Asians also showed a shift toward the GOP in the mid-terms.
My bike ride that mid-October day starts like so many others.
We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.
So they often occured mid-paragraph; here they have been moved to a more appropriate place.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Monsieur Farival thought that Victor should have been taken out in mid-ocean in his earliest youth and drowned.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
While she flitted into the next room to fetch a stamp, Mrs. Haughstone, her needles arrested in mid-air, looked steadily at Tom.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
It was a room without beauty, merely walls, repapered once every twenty years, and furniture of the mid-Victorian era.The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
British Dictionary definitions for mid (1 of 5)
phonetics of, relating to, or denoting a vowel whose articulation lies approximately halfway between high and low, such as e in English bet
an archaic word for middle
British Dictionary definitions for mid (2 of 5)
a poetic word for amid
British Dictionary definitions for mid- (3 of 5)
indicating a middle part, point, time, or position: midday; mid-April; mid-Victorian
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