used in combination to denote the middle
"midmorning"; "midsummer"; "in mid-1958"; "a mid-June wedding"
denoting the middle part; as, in mid ocean
occupying a middle position; middle; as, the mid finger; the mid hour of night
made with a somewhat elevated position of some certain part of the tongue, in relation to the palate; midway between the high and the low; -- said of certain vowel sounds; as, a (ale), / (/ll), / (/ld). See Guide to Pronunciation, // 10, 11
Origin: [AS. midd; akin to OS. middi, D. mid (in comp.), OHG. mitti, Icel. mir, Goth. midjis, L. medius, Gr. me`sos, Skr. madhya. 271. Cf. Amid, Middle, Midst, Mean, Mediate, Meridian, Mizzen, Moiety.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mid, adj. middle: situated between extremes.—prep. amid.—n. (Shak.) middle.—ns. Mid′-age (Shak.), the middle time of life, a person in middle-life; Mid′-air, Mid′-heav′en, the middle of the sky; Mid′day, the middle of the day: noon.—adj. of or pertaining to noon.—adj. Mid′dest (Spens.), most nearly in the middle: middlemost.—n. the midst, middle.—n. Mid′-hour, the middle part of the day.—adj. Mid′land, in the middle of, or surrounded by, land: distant from the coast: inland.—n. the interior of a country: (pl.) esp. the central parts of England.—n. Mid′-Lent, the middle or fourth Sunday in Lent.—adj. Mid′most, middlemost.—n. Mid′night, the middle of the night: twelve o'clock at night.—adj. being at midnight: dark as midnight.—ns. Mid′noon, noon; Mid′-sea, the open sea.—adj. Mid′ship, being in the middle of a ship.—n. Mid′shipman, in the British navy, an officer whose rank is next above that of a naval cadet: in the U.S. navy, the lowest grade of officers in the line of promotion, now called Naval cadet.—adv. Mid′ships.—ns. Mid′summer, the middle of summer: the summer solstice, about the 21st of June; Mid′summer-day, the 24th of June; Mid′way, the middle of the way or distance.—adj. being in the middle of the way or distance.—adv. half-way.—n. Mid′winter, the middle of winter: the winter solstice (21st or 22d December), or the time shortly before or after it. [A.S. (mid-), middgen; Ger. mitte and mittel, L. medius, Gr. mesos.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'MID' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4208
Rank popularity for the word 'MID' in Adjectives Frequency: #764
The numerical value of MID in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of MID in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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By mid-November I always like to have an extra 15 pounds on me.
Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
Swatch Group is the only (Swiss) player which also has a strong position in low to mid-end segments, swatch Group has a market share of 60-65 percent in the low to mid-end (accounting for 25 percent of sales).
I think we're into our period of seasonal weakness, which usually runs from mid-August to mid-October, it's way overdue. And it should go further. We need a good decline to destabilize the market and get it ready again.
Five miles meandering with mazy motion,Through dale the sacred river ran,Then reached the caverns measureless to man,And sank the tumult to a lifeless oceanAnd 'mid this tumult Kubla heard from farAncestral voices prophesying war
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