[mee-dee-uh nt] /ˈmi di ənt/
the third degree of a major or minor musical scale.
“third note of the diatonic scale,” 1753, from Italian mediante, from Late Latin mediantem (nominative medians) “dividing in the middle,” present participle of mediare “to be in the middle” (see medial (adj.)). So called from being midway between the tonic and the dominant.
- Median vein
median vein n. An intermediate vein.
- Media player
noun a software application that controls audio and video of a computer Usage Note computing
[mee-dee-uh] /ˈmi di ə/ noun 1. a plural of . 2. (usually used with a plural verb) the means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, and magazines, that reach or influence people widely: The media are covering the speech tonight. adjective 3. pertaining to or concerned with such means: a job in media research. […]
[mee-dee-a-stahy-nuh m] /ˌmi di æˈstaɪ nəm/ noun, plural mediastina [mee-dee-a-stahy-nuh] /ˌmi di æˈstaɪ nə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a median septum or partition between two parts of an organ, or paired cavities of the body. 2. the partition separating the right and left thoracic cavities, formed of the two inner pleural walls, and, in humans, […]