intermediately

intermediate

1 [in-ter-mee-dee-it]
adjective
1.
being, situated, or acting between two points, stages, things, persons, etc.: the intermediate steps in a procedure.
2.
of or pertaining to an intermediate school.
3.
Automotive. mid-size.
noun
4.
a person who acts between others; intermediary; mediator.
5.
something intermediate, as a form or class.
6.
Chemistry. a derivative of the initial material formed before the desired product of a chemical process.

Origin:
1615–25; < Medieval Latin intermediātus, equivalent to Latin intermedi(us) intermediary (inter- inter- + medius middle, in the middle) + -ātus -ate1

intermediately, adverb
intermediateness, noun
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intermediate
 
adj
1.  occurring or situated between two points, extremes, places, etc; in between
2.  (of a class, course, etc) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
3.  physics (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100 000 electronvolts
4.  geology (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica
 
n
5.  something intermediate
6.  a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
 
vb
7.  (intr) to act as an intermediary or mediator
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin intermediāre to intervene, from Latin inter- + medius middle]
 
inter'mediacy
 
n
 
inter'mediateness
 
n
 
inter'mediately
 
adv
 
intermedi'ation
 
n
 
inter'mediator
 
n

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intermediate
1623, from M.L. intermediatus "lying between," from L. intermedius "that which is between," from inter- "between" + medius "in the middle" (see medial). Intermediary (n.) "one who goes between others" is from 1791.
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intermediate in·ter·me·di·ate (ĭn'tər-mē'dē-ĭt)
adj.
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.

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