Definitions for MIDmɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

midmɪd(adj.)

  1. being at or near the middle point of:

    in mid autumn.

  2. (of a vowel) articulated with an opening above the tongue approximately intermediate between those for high and low, as the vowels of bet, bait, but, and boat.

    Category: Phonetics

    Ref: Compare high (def. 20), 23 low1 (def. 27). 1 1 30

  3. (n.)Archaic. the middle.

Origin of mid:

bef. 900; ME, OE midd-; c. OHG mitti, ON mithr, Go midjis, OIr mide, L medius, Gk mésos, Skt madhya middle

midmɪd(prep.)

or 'mid

  1. Ref: amid. 1

mid-

  1. a combining form representing mid1:

    midday; mid-Victorian.

    Category: Affix

mid.

  1. middle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mid(a)(adj)

    used in combination to denote the middle

    "midmorning"; "midsummer"; "in mid-1958"; "a mid-June wedding"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mid

    denoting the middle part; as, in mid ocean

  2. Mid

    occupying a middle position; middle; as, the mid finger; the mid hour of night

  3. Mid

    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

  4. Mid(noun)

    middle

  5. Mid

    see Amid

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MID' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4208

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MID' in Adjectives Frequency: #764


Translations for MID

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

mid(adjective)

at, or in, the middle of

a midweek football match; in mid air; a mid-air collision between two aircraft.

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