[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.
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.
- Intermediate programming language
language A very early attempt by Arthur W. Burks to express machine language at a higher level of abstraction. Like Plankalkül, it used a right-handed style of assignment, in which the location appears on the right. (1995-05-09)
noun 1. any supersonic missile that has a range of 800 to 1500 nautical miles (1500 to 2800 km) and follows a ballistic trajectory after a powered, guided launching. Abbreviation: IRBM, I.R.B.M. noun 1. a missile that follows a ballistic trajectory with a medium range, normally of the order of 750–1500 miles IRBM
noun 1. a school for pupils in grades 4 through 6. 2. a junior high school. noun 1. (NZ) a school for children aged between 11 and 13
- Intermediate supraclavicular nerve
intermediate supraclavicular nerve n. One of several nerves arising from the cervical plexus that pass down across the clavicle to supply the skin in the infraclavicular region. Also called middle supraclavicular nerve.