Intervening+substance

  • 1 medium — /mee dee euhm/, n., pl. media / dee euh/ for 1 9, 11, mediums for 1 11, 14, adj. n. 1. a middle state or condition; mean. 2. something intermediate in nature or degree. 3. an intervening substance, as air, through which a force acts or an effect… …

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  • 2 medium — me•di•um [[t]ˈmi di əm[/t]] n. pl. di•a [[t] di ə[/t]], di•ums 1) a middle state or condition; mean 2) something intermediate in nature or degree 3) phs an intervening substance, as air, through which a force acts or an effect is produced 4) the… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 3 medium — /ˈmidiəm / (say meedeeuhm) noun (plural media /ˈmidiə/ (say meedeeuh) or mediums) 1. a middle state or condition; a mean. 2. something intermediate in nature or degree. 3. Printing a size of printing paper, 18 × 23 inches, most commonly in use… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 4 Adhesive attraction — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 affinity — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Attraction — At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together, or to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Attraction of gravitation — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Capillary attraction — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Chemical attraction — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Cohesive attraction — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 diamagnetic — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 electrical attraction — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Magnetic — Attraction At*trac tion, n. [L. attractio: cf. F. attraction.] 1. (Physics) An invisible power in a body by which it draws anything to itself; the power in nature acting mutually between bodies or ultimate particles, tending to draw them together …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 medium — I. a. Middle, mean, middling, mediocre. II. n. 1. Intervening substance, pervading substance. 2. Means, instrumentality, agency. 3. Mean, moderation. 4. Mean average, mean proportion, mean. 5. (Painting.) M …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 Amphiarthrosis — Am phi*ar*thro sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. amfi + ? a joining, ? a joint.] (Anat.) A form of articulation in which the bones are connected by intervening substance admitting slight motion; symphysis. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Articulation — Ar*tic u*la tion, n. [Cf. F. articulation, fr. L. articulatio.] 1. (Anat.) A joint or juncture between bones in the skeleton. [1913 Webster] Note: Articulations may be immovable, when the bones are directly united (synarthrosis), or slightly… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Articulation — As regards the skeleton, an articulation is a joint, an area where two bones are attached for the purpose of motion of body parts. An articulation or joint is usually formed of fibrous connective tissue and cartilage. Joints are grouped according …

    Medical dictionary

  • 18 connected — Joined; united by junction, by an intervening substance or medium, by dependence or relation, or by order in a series …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 connection — The state of being connected or joined; union by junction, by an intervening substance or medium, by dependence or relation, or by order in a series …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 medium — n. & adj. n. (pl. media or mediums) 1 the middle quality, degree, etc. between extremes (find a happy medium). 2 the means by which something is communicated (the medium of sound; the medium of television). 3 the intervening substance through… …

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