• WordNet 3.6
    • adj intermediate lying between two extremes in time or space or state "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands","intermediate stages in a process","intermediate stops on the route","an intermediate range plane"
    • adj intermediate around the middle of a scale of evaluation "an orange of average size","intermediate capacity","medium bombers"
    • v intermediate act between parties with a view to reconciling differences "He interceded in the family dispute","He mediated a settlement"
    • n intermediate a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Intermediate Lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors.
    • Intermediate Of or pertaining to an intermediate school; as, intermediate education.
    • v. i Intermediate To come between; to intervene; to interpose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • intermediate To act intermediately; intervene; interpose.
    • intermediate Situated between two extremes; coming between, in either position or degree; intervening; interposed: generally followed by between when the extremes are mentioned: as, an intermediate space; intermediate obstacles.
    • n intermediate In mathematics, a syzygetic function: thus, if U and V are quantics of the same order, and if λ and μ are indeterminate constants, λU + μV is an intermediate of U and V.
    • n intermediate An intermediary.
    • intermediate In musical notation, of sharps or flats, accidental; not in the signature.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Intermediate in-tėr-mē′di-āt in the middle between: intervening—also Intermē′diary, Intermē′dial
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. inter-, + mediate,: cf. F. intermédiat,


In literature:

It consisted of two cylinders, a motor, and a compressing pump, with a small intermediate reservoir.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 484, April 11, 1885" by Various
In such a case this intermediate communication is indispensable.
"Rousseau" by John Morley
All the recent advocates of the system take up an intermediate position.
"Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government" by T. R. Ashworth and H. P. C. Ashworth
On using three intermediate zinc plates, fig.
"Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1" by Michael Faraday
When I reached the intermediate station I found that the fault lay on the Lindley side.
"With Steyn and De Wet" by Philip Pienaar
The Welsh Intermediate Education Act, 1889, was another.
"Against Home Rule (1912)" by Various
There is an intermediate way of saying good-day.
"Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein" by Gertrude Stein
The reader will easily conceive in what degree the intermediate vales partake of a kindred variety.
"The Prose Works of William Wordsworth" by William Wordsworth
They put out new shoots, and fill all the intermediate space, till all trace of order is lost.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
We imported nine-tenths of what we used and most of those that were produced here were made from imported intermediates.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson

In poetry:

- A plain safe intermediate way is cleft
By reason foiling passion: you that rave
Of mad alternatives to right and left
Echo the tempter, madam: and 'tis due
Unto your sex to shun it as the grave,
This later apple offered you.
"A Ballad Of Fair Ladies In Revolt" by George Meredith
"Whether angels in moving from place to place
Pass through the intermediate space.
Whether God himself is the author of evil,
Or whether that is the work of the Devil.
When, where, and wherefore Lucifer fell,
And whether he now is chained in hell."
"The Golden Legend: VI. The School Of Salerno" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In news:

COLCHESTER- Jack Jackter Intermediate School will team with the Colchester Parks & Rec Department again to offer a wrap-around child care program following the second session of after school clubs.
T-M students play for Nueces Co. Students from Tuloso-Midway Intermediate School entertained crowds at the Nueces County Courthouse on Thursday.
A Berks County judge closed a hearing Thursday for a 14-year-old student charged in a Sept 14 melee at the Reading School District's Citadel intermediate high school.
The principal of the Reading Intermediate High School sounded the alarm for help Wednesday night and said the violence at the Citadel is out of control.
In response to the violence that has plagued the Citadel intermediate high school since the start of the school year, Reading police officers soon may be back on patrol inside city schools.
There is still space available in all levels, beginner, intermediate and strokes, swim classes.
Students Laura Meadows, Ryan Smith and Jimmy Willey at the Berlin Intermediate School's After School Academy construct mechanized robots out of Legos.
Others have used an intermediate bus converter requiring an additional power stage.
2008 Gmc Sierra Denali Hd Banks Intermediate Pipe Cool Cuff.
1984 Olympic gold medal winner Jeff Blatnick speaks to intermediate school students.
Joe McIntyre/staff photographer Olympian Jeff Blatnick talks about his life experiences Wednesday while giving a motivational talk at Homer Intermediate School.
BEDFORD — Parkview Intermediate School will help kick off a day full of Christmas gift-buying opportunities Saturday when the students host the school's annual Arts and.
Students at Schrop Intermediate School participated in the program OSCAR, which stands for Our School Connects and Respects.
Getting an Easier (and Cheaper) Look at Genomes Following the first decoding of the human genome —but prior to NGS—there were two intermediate genomic advancements enabled by one new technology.
Ex-child psychiatrist sentenced to intermediate punishment.

In science:

In this section we study intermediate examples.
Drift and entropy growth for random walks on groups
B is explainable by accretion at some intermediate age.
A Differential Spectroscopic Analysis of 16 Cygni A and B
Otherwise we would lose power present in the intermediate refinement levels.
Multiscale Gaussian Random Fields for Cosmological Simulations
Our exact results for a simple Kubo-Anderson process are applicable to the experimental situation, in the slow and possibly in the intermediate modulation regime (where Q is large).
Photon Counting Statistics for Single Molecule Spectroscopy
For an intermediate k-space I ⊂ J ′ ⊂ J we have a natural pro jection X (I ) → X (J ) of abelian torsors.
Compactifications defined by arrangements I: the ball quotient case