Definición de middling en inglés:

middling

Saltos de línea: mid|dling
Pronunciación: /ˈmɪd(ə)lɪŋ
 
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adjetivo

sustantivo

(middlings) Volver al principio  
  • Bulk goods of medium grade, especially flour of medium fineness.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The DF fed in this study contained 75% wheat middlings and 25% ground food waste collected from retail groceries.
    • During winter, the heifers grazed dormant crested wheatgrass and were supplemented with wheat middlings and alfalfa hay.
    • We're evaluating the production performance of fish fed these alternative carbohydrates to see whether they perform as well as fish fed diets that contain wheat or wheat middlings.

adverbio

[as submodifier] informal , • dated Volver al principio  
  • Fairly or moderately: middling rich
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • A quick weather report for this morning is grey - headlights required - rain varying from slight drizzle to middling continuous.
    • In his study of fruit flies he had found that male fruit flies tend to have either lots of hairs on their bottoms or very few; female fruit flies have just middling hairy bottoms.
    • I finished my writing course, which was middling interesting, I guess.

Derivativos

middlingly

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A middlingly good-looking late-twenties chap like myself can't fail.
  • Or if you're middlingly unlucky, you get a roaring infection and die painfully.
  • I have a friend called Peter, a television producer of modest height, middlingly bald, a little over 40, who dresses according to no dictates other than those of his own comfort.

Origen

late Middle English (originally Scots): probably from mid- + the adverbial suffix -ling.

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