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Another word for medium

  1. Something, as a type, number, quantity, or degree, that represents a midpoint between extremes on a scale of valuation

      1. An amount or level considered to be average; a standard:
      2. An equality of status, level, or value; equal footing:
      3. The established value of a monetary unit expressed in terms of a monetary unit of another country using the same metal standard.
      1. A pattern that is regarded as typical of something:
      2. A standard or expectation that is established for a given enterprise or effort:
      3. A pattern of behavior considered acceptable or proper by a social group:
      1. Relating to, located in, or extending toward the middle.
      2. Of, relating to, or situated in or near the plane that divides a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left halves; mesial.
      3. Relating to or constituting the middle value in a distribution.
      1. To be used to convey; denote:
      2. To act as a symbol of; signify or represent:
      3. To intend to convey or indicate:
      1. A number that typifies a set of numbers of which it is a function.
      2. An intermediate level or degree:
      3. The usual or ordinary kind or quality:
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  2. A settlement of differences through mutual concession

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  3. That by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

      1. An instrument consisting of a number of pipes that sound tones when supplied with air and a keyboard that operates a mechanism controlling the flow of air to the pipes.
      2. Any one of various other instruments, such as the electronic organ, that resemble a pipe organ either in mechanism or sound.
      3. A differentiated part of an organism, such as an eye, wing, or leaf, that performs a specific function.
      1. A machine or mechanical appliance.
      2. The arrangement of connected parts in a machine.
      3. A system of parts that operate or interact like those of a machine:
      1. To be used to convey; denote:
      2. To act as a symbol of; signify or represent:
      3. To intend to convey or indicate:
      1. Existing or occurring between; intermediate.
      2. Acting as a mediator or an agent between persons or things.
      3. One that acts as a mediator.
      1. The application or use of instruments.
      2. The study and practice of arranging music for instruments.
      3. The arrangement or orchestration resulting from such practice.
      1. The state or quality of being instrumental.
      2. A means; an agency.
      3. A subsidiary branch, as of a government, by means of which functions or policies are carried out.
      1. A tool or implement used to do or facilitate work, especially a small precision tool used by a professional:
      2. A device for recording, measuring, or controlling, especially such a device functioning as part of a control system.
      3. A device for playing or producing music:
      1. One that acts or has the power or authority to act.
      2. One empowered to act for or represent another:
      3. A means by which something is done or caused; an instrument.
      1. The condition of being in action; operation.
      2. The means or mode of acting; instrumentality.
      3. A business with agents that negotiate deals for clients:
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  4. Journalists and journalism in general.

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  5. The totality of surrounding conditions and circumstances affecting growth or development

      1. The earth, especially together with the life it supports:
      2. The universe:
      3. Humankind considered as social beings; human society:
      1. The external objects, conditions, and circumstances that affect existence and development; the environment.
      1. An environment or a setting.
      1. The totality of the natural world, often excluding humans:
      2. A subset of the natural world; an ecosystem:
      3. The combination of external physical conditions that affect and influence the growth, development, behavior, and survival of organisms:
      1. The meteorological conditions, including temperature, precipitation, and wind, that characteristically prevail in a particular region.
      2. A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions:
      3. A prevailing condition or set of attitudes in human affairs:
      1. The gaseous mass or envelope surrounding a celestial body, especially the one surrounding the earth, and retained by the celestial body's gravitational field.
      2. The air or climate in a specific place.
      3. A unit of pressure equal to the air pressure at sea level. It equals the amount of pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 millimeters high at 0 degrees Celsius under standard gravity, or 14.7 pounds per square inch (1.01325 × 105 pascals).
      1. The special atmosphere or mood created by a particular environment:

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  1. A means

      1. One that actively contributes to an accomplishment, result, or process:
      2. One who acts for someone else; an agent.
      3. One who purchases accounts receivable at a discount.
      1. A device, such as a saw, shovel, or drill, used to perform or facilitate manual or mechanical work.
      2. A machine, such as a lathe, used to cut and shape machine parts or other objects.
      3. The cutting part of such a machine.
      1. A machine or mechanical appliance.
      2. The arrangement of connected parts in a machine.
      3. A system of parts that operate or interact like those of a machine:
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  2. A means of expression

      1. The act of delineating; depiction
      2. (art) An image of the outline of an object
      3. A graphic verbal description
      1. The act of stating or declaring:
      2. Something stated; a declaration:
      3. A formal oral or written declaration, especially with regard to facts or claims:
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. A thing or set of things helpful in forming a conclusion or judgment:
      2. Something indicative; an indication or set of indications:
      3. The means by which an allegation may be proven, such as oral testimony, documents, or physical objects.
      1. The act of revealing or disclosing.
      2. Something revealed, especially a dramatic disclosure of something not previously known or realized.
      3. A sudden insight or idea:
      1. The act of manifesting.
      2. The state of being manifested.
      3. An indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something:
      1. One that expounds or interprets.
      2. One that speaks for, represents, or advocates:
      3. A number or symbol, as 3 in ( x + y )3 , placed to the right of and above another number, symbol, or expression, denoting the power to which that number, symbol, or expression is to be raised.
      1. The act or process of interpreting.
      2. A result of interpreting.
      3. An explanation or conceptualization by a critic of a work of literature, painting, music, or other art form; an exegesis.
      1. Something serving as an indication, proof, or expression of something else; a sign:
      2. Something that signifies or evidences authority, validity, or identity:
      3. A specific instance of a phenomenon or a class of things, as of a linguistic feature in a sample of a person's speech, that can be isolated for study or analysis.
      1. Something that suggests the presence or existence of a fact, condition, or quality:
      2. An act or gesture used to convey an idea, a desire, information, or a command:
      3. Sign language.
      1. Something that represents something else by association, resemblance, or convention, especially a material object used to represent something invisible:
      2. An instance that typifies a broader pattern or situation:
      3. A printed or written sign used to represent an operation, element, quantity, quality, or relation, as in mathematics or music.
  3. A supposed channel of supernatural knowledge