Definitions for intermediateˌɪn tərˈmi diˌeɪt

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  1. intermediate(adj)

    a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained

  2. intermediate(adj)

    lying between two extremes in time or space or state

    "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane"

  3. average, intermediate, medium(verb)

    around the middle of a scale of evaluation

    "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"

  4. intercede, mediate, intermediate, liaise, arbitrate(verb)

    act between parties with a view to reconciling differences

    "He interceded in the family dispute"; "He mediated a settlement"

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  1. Intermediate(a.)

    Hence: Of or pertaining to an intermediate school; as, intermediate education.

  2. Intermediate(n.)

    A person who intermediates between others, especially in negotiations; an intermediary; a mediator.

  3. Intermediate(n.)

    Something that is intermediate.

  4. Intermediate(n.)

    Specifically: (Chem.) A compound which is produced in the course of a chemical synthesis, which is not itself the final product, but is used in further reactions which produce the final product; also called synthetic intermediate, intermediate compound or intermediate product; -- contrasted to starting material and end product or final product. There may be many different intermediates between the starting material and end product in the course of a complex synthesis; as, many industrial chemicals are produced primarily to be used as intermediates in other syntheses. The term has the same meaning with respect to intermediate compounds produced in a biosynthetic pathway in living organisms.

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  1. intermediate(Noun)

    Anything in an intermediate position.

  2. intermediate(Noun)

    An intermediary.

  3. intermediate(Noun)

    Any substance formed as part of a series of chemical reactions that is not the end-product.

  4. intermediate(Verb)

    to mediate, to be an intermediate

  5. intermediate(Verb)

    to arrange, in the manner of a broker

    Central banks need to regulate the entities that intermediate monetary transactions.

  6. intermediate(Adjective)

    Being between two extremes, or in the middle of a range.

  7. Origin: From intermediatus, past participle of intermediare, from inter + mediare; also intermedius

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Intermediate(adj)

    lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors

  2. Intermediate(verb)

    to come between; to intervene; to interpose

  3. Origin: [Pref. inter- + mediate: cf. F. intermdiat.]

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  1. Intermediate

    The intermediate user level indicates that a topic is intended for users who have moved beyond basic concepts and functionality but have not yet reached the advanced level.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'intermediate' in Adjectives Frequency: #865

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