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mid1 British & World English

Of or in the middle part or position of a range

mid2 British & World English

In the middle of

mid- British & World English

Denoting the middle of

mid New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

generally forms open compounds (the mid 17th century), but hyphenated when attributive (mid-brown hair)

mid-on British & World English

A fielding position on the on side near the bowler

mid-air British & World English

A part or section of the air above ground level or above another surface

mid-off British & World English

A fielding position on the off side near the bowler

mid range British & World English

The arithmetic mean of the largest and the smallest values in a sample or other group

mid-roll British & World English

An online video advertisement which plays in the middle of a video that has been selected for viewing

mid shot British & World English

A shot taken at a medium distance

mid-tempo British & World English

Played or sung at a moderate tempo

mid-year British & World English

The middle of the year

mid-engined British & World English

(Of a car) having the engine located centrally between the front and rear axles

mid-Atlantic British & World English

Situated or occurring in the middle of the Atlantic ocean

mid-European British & World English

Another term for Middle European.

Mid Glamorgan British & World English

A former county of South Wales formed in 1974 from parts of Breconshire, Glamorgan, and Monmouthshire and dissolved in 1996

mid-Victorian British & World English

Relating to the middle of the Victorian era

in mid flow British & World English

In the process of talking fluently

Mid-Atlantic Ridge British & World English

A submarine ridge system extending the length of the Atlantic Ocean from the Arctic to the Antarctic. It is seismically and (in places) volcanically active; the islands of Iceland, the Azores, Ascension, St Helena, and Tristan da Cunha are situated on it

mid-ocean ridge British & World English

A long, seismically active submarine ridge system situated in the middle of an ocean basin and marking the site of the upwelling of magma associated with sea-floor spreading. An example is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Mid-Atlantic States British & World English

Term for the US states between New England and the South that are on or near the Atlantic coast, usually including New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and sometimes also Delaware and Maryland

midday British & World English

The middle of the day; noon

midiron British & World English

An iron with a medium degree of loft, such as a four-, five-, or six-iron

midlife British & World English

The central period of a person’s life, between around 45 and 60 years old

midline British & World English

A median line or plane of bilateral symmetry, especially that of the body

midrib British & World English

A large strengthened vein along the midline of a leaf

midship British & World English

The middle part of a ship or boat

midsize British & World English

Of an average size; intermediate in size between large and small

midsole British & World English

A layer of material between the inner and outer soles of a shoe, for absorbing shock

midterm British & World English

The middle of a period of office, an academic term, or a pregnancy

midtown British & World English

The central part of a city between the downtown and uptown areas

midway British & World English

In or towards the middle of something

midweek British & World English

The middle of the week, usually regarded as being from Tuesday to Thursday

in mid flow in flow British & World English

In the process of talking fluently

midbrain British & World English

A small central part of the brainstem, developing from the middle of the primitive or embryonic brain

midfield British & World English

(Chiefly in soccer) the central part of the field

midpoint British & World English

The exact middle point

midwater British & World English

The part of a body of water near neither the bottom nor the surface

midheaven British & World English

(On an astrological chart) the point where the ecliptic intersects the meridian

midseason British & World English

A point part way through a season, especially a season of the year or a sporting season

midsection British & World English

The middle part of something

midsession British & World English

The middle of a session, particularly

midstream British & World English

The middle of a stream or river

midsummer British & World English

The middle part of summer


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