This medium was ‘the boy who used to carry my (Albert’s) gun at Balmoral'.
I cook my duck until it's rosy in color, about medium, which is 130 degrees.
By global standards, it's a fairly calm, quiet, orderly place of medium size that functions pretty well most days.
Directions: In a medium pot, combine the cranberries, sugar and water.
Vardi, an admirer of McLuhan, often tells us that the medium is the message.
You will see then that, if the medium is as strong as he was just now, Grossman will vibrate.
The new—or what seems new to me—is apparently the medium in which it is most at home.
A literature, corresponding to this medium, of necessity arose.
It was, indeed, necessary for me to converse by the medium of an interpreter.
The most valuable in providing hay are the medium red, alfalfa and alsike.
1580s, "a middle ground, quality, or degree," from Latin medium "the middle, midst, center; interval," noun use of neuter of adjective medius (see medial (adj.)). Meaning "intermediate agency, channel of communication" is from c.1600. That of "person who conveys spiritual messages" first recorded 1853, from notion of "substance through which something is conveyed." Artistic sense (oil, watercolors, etc.) is from 1854. Happy medium is the "golden mean," Horace's aurea mediocritas.
1660s, "average," from medium (n.). The Latin adjective was medius. Meaning "intermediate" is from 1796. As a size designation from 1711. as a designation of cooked meat, it is attested from 1931, short for medium-rare (1881).
medium me·di·um (mē'dē-əm)
n. pl. me·di·ums or me·di·a (-dē-ə)
Something, such as an intermediate course of action, that occupies a position or represents a condition midway between extremes.
An intervening substance through which something else is transmitted or carried on.
An agency by which something is accomplished, conveyed, or transferred.
The substance, often nutritive, in which a specific organism lives and thrives.
A culture medium.
A filtering substance, such as filter paper.