midway

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naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands Battle of Midway , Midway
standard time in the 11th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 165th meridian west; used in the Midway Islands Bering Standard Time , Bering Time
great circle on the celestial sphere midway between the celestial poles celestial equator , equinoctial , equinoctial circle , equinoctial line
compass point midway between northeast and east east northeast , ENE
compass point midway between east and southeast east southeast , ESE
neutral achromatic color midway between white and black gray , grayness , grey , greyness
easy gait of a horse; midway between a walk and a trot jog trot
number midway between highest and lowest numbers of series median
(music) the third note of a diatonic scale; midway between the tonic and the dominant mediant
dialect midway from standard language mesolect
craniometric point midway between the frontal eminences of the skull metopion
pain in the area of the ovary that is felt at the time of ovulation (usually midway through the menstrual cycle) mittelschmerz
compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees NE , nor'-east , northeast , northeastward
compass point that is midway between north and northeast NNE , nor'-nor'-east , north northeast
compass point that is midway between north and northwest NNW , nor'-nor'-west , north northwest
compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees nor'-west , northwest , northwestward , NW
expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle) ovulation
group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia; its climate and scenery and Polynesian culture make it a popular tourist stop Samoa , Samoan Islands
compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees SE , sou'-east , southeast , southeastward
property midway between a solid and a liquid semifluidity
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