medium

  1. noun
    an occupation for which you are especially well suited; "in law he found his true metier"
  2. noun
    a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position; "a happy medium"
  3. adjective
    (of meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside
  4. noun
    an intervening substance through which something is achieved; "the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
  5. noun
    (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
  6. noun
    (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
  7. noun
    a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter
  8. adjective
    around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "a plane with intermediate range"; "medium bombers"
  9. noun
    someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead; "he consulted several mediums"
  10. noun
    an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
  11. noun
    a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
  12. noun
    transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
  13. noun
    the surrounding environment; "fish require an aqueous medium"