Middle+term

  • 1 Middle term — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 middle term — n. the term appearing in both premises of a syllogism but not in the conclusion * * * …

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  • 3 middle term — n. the term appearing in both premises of a syllogism but not in the conclusion …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 middle term — /mɪdl ˈtɜm/ (say midl term) noun 1. (in logic) that term of a syllogism which appears twice in the premises, but is eliminated from the conclusion. 2. the middle stages of a normal pregnancy. Compare early term, full term, late term. –middle term …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 5 Middle term — The middle term (in bold) must distributed in at least one premises but not in the conclusion of a categorical syllogism. The major term and the minor terms, also called the end terms, do appear in the conclusion. Example: Major premise: All men… …

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  • 6 middle term — mid′dle term′ n. pho the term of a syllogism that appears in both premises but not in the conclusion • Etymology: 1595–1605 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 7 middle term — noun the term in a syllogism that is common to both premises and excluded from the conclusion • Hypernyms: ↑term • Part Holonyms: ↑major premise, ↑major premiss, ↑minor premise, ↑minor premiss, ↑subsumption …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 middle term — noun Date: 1605 the term of a syllogism that occurs in both premises …

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  • 9 middle term — noun Logic the term common to both premises of a syllogism …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 10 middle term — A phrase used in logic to denote the term which occurs in both of the premises in the syllogism, being the means of bringing together the two terms in the conclusion …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 11 middle term — A phrase used in logic to denote the term which occurs in both of the premises in the syllogism, being the means of bringing together the two terms in the conclusion …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 12 middle term. — See under syllogism (def. 1). [1595 1605] * * * …

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  • 13 middle term — See syllogism …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 14 middle term. — See under syllogism (def. 1). [1595 1605] …

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  • 15 undistributed middle term — undistributed middle term, Logic. a middle term which does not include its whole class (all or none) in either the first or the second premise of a syllogism. It makes the syllogism invalid. Example: The middle term “men” or “man” is not… …

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  • 16 Middle — Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the middle… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Middle Ages — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Middle class — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Middle distance — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Middle English — Middle Mid dle (m[i^]d d l), a. [OE. middel, AS. middel; akin to D. middel, OHG. muttil, G. mittel. [root]271. See {Mid}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. Equally distant from the extreme either of a number of things or of one thing; mean; medial; as, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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