the middle of a stream.
the middle period of a process, course, or the like.
the middle of a stream or river
the middle of a process or action: they tried to change the rules in midstream
in or towards the middle of a stream or river: moored midstream
also mid-stream, Old English midstream; see mid + stream (n.).
see: change horses midstream
[mid-suhm-er, -suhm-] /ˈmɪdˈsʌm ər, -ˌsʌm-/ noun 1. the middle of summer. 2. the summer solstice, around June 21. /ˈmɪdˈsʌmə/ noun 1. 2. another name for summer solstice n. Old English midsumor, from mid + sumor “summer” (see summer (n.1)). Midsummer Day, as an English quarter-day, was June 24. Astronomically June 21, but traditionally reckoned in […]
noun, Chiefly British. 1. the evening preceding Midsummer Day: formerly believed to be a time when witches and other supernatural beings caused widespread mischief.
noun, Chiefly British. 1. the saint’s day of St. John the Baptist, celebrated on June 24, being one of the four quarter days in England.
noun 1. a temporary lapse into foolishness, senseless behavior, folly, etc., especially during the summer: His plan to become a beachcomber is midsummer madness. noun 1. foolish or extravagant behaviour, supposed to occur during the summer