[in-ter-mee-dee-it] /ˌɪn tərˈmi di ɪt/
being, situated, or acting between two points, stages, things, persons, etc.:
the intermediate steps in a procedure.
of or relating to an .
a person who acts between others; intermediary; mediator.
something intermediate, as a form or class.
Chemistry. a derivative of the initial material formed before the desired product of a chemical process.
[in-ter-mee-dee-eyt] /ˌɪn tərˈmi diˌeɪt/
verb (used without object), intermediated, intermediating.
to act as an intermediary; intervene; mediate.
occurring or situated between two points, extremes, places, etc; in between
(of a class, course, etc) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
(physics) (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100 000 electronvolts
(geology) (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica
a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
(intransitive) to act as an intermediary or mediator
early 15c., from Medieval Latin intermediatus “lying between,” from Latin intermedius “that which is between,” from inter- “between” (see inter-) + medius “in the middle” (see medial (adj.)).
c.1600, from inter- + mediate (v.). Related: Intermediated; intermediating.
intermediate in·ter·me·di·ate (ĭn’tər-mē’dē-ĭt)
Lying or occurring in a middle position or state. n.
A substance formed in the course of a chemical reaction or the synthesis of a desired end product that then participates in the the process until it is either deactivated or consumed.
adjective 1. (of a drug) intermediate in its effects between long- and short-acting drugs Compare long-acting, short-acting
- Intermediate antebrachial vein
intermediate antebrachial vein intermediate an·te·bra·chi·al vein (ān’tē-brā’kē-əl) n. A vein that begins at the base of the dorsum of the thumb, curves around the radial side, ascends the middle of the forearm, and just below the bend of the elbow divides into the intermediate basilic and the intermediate cephalic veins.
- Intermediate basilic vein
intermediate basilic vein n. The medial branch of the intermediate antebrachial vein that joins the basilic vein.
noun, Textiles. 1. a card used in the carding process to transfer sliver from the breaker card to the finisher card.