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midmorning

[mid-mawr-ning] /ˈmɪdˈmɔr nɪŋ/
noun
1.
the middle of the morning; the time centering around the midpoint between early morning and noon.
adverb
2.
in the middle of the morning:
He usually arrives midmorning.
adjective
3.
occurring during, taking place in, or pertaining to the middle of the morning:
our midmorning coffee break.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; mid- + morning
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Examples for midmorning
  • The gatekeeper tells me there is far less traffic today than on a normal day at midmorning.
  • By midmorning, she might take a jogging break with a neighbor.
  • By midmorning it has still not managed four consecutive steps-but not for lack of trying.
  • No injuries were reported in the fires, which began before dawn in the wooded subdivision and were still smoldering by midmorning.
  • By midmorning, honors are under way and shots ring out across the cemetery.
  • Cut them before they start flowering, in midmorning when the leaves are dry.
  • Visitors can either make reservations or arrive by midmorning to secure a site.
  • Samples are always available, with fresh curds usually ready to eat at midmorning.
  • From daybreak until midmorning, and sometimes in the evening, they may be heard in the forest preserves.
  • Whenever possible, schedule the more noise-intense activities for less intrusive times, such as midmorning to mid-afternoon.

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