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ˈmi di ə; -diˌiMe·di·a

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GCIDE

  1. median. sing. & pl.

    The public institutions that report the news, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, and television, collectively; the news media; as, the media were obsessed with Monica Lewinsky for months.

  2. median. sing. & pl.

    The latinic plural form of medium, sometimes used as a singular noun with the same meaning as medium; as, (Computers) place your installation media into the device which will read it; (Microbiology) the tuberculosis bacterium will only grow in a special media.

Wiktionary

  1. medianoun

    The middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel or lymph vessel which is composed of connective and muscular tissue.

  2. medianoun

    A voiced stop consonant.

  3. medianoun

    Means and institutions for publishing and broadcasting information.

    As a result of the rise of, first, television news and entertainment media and, second, web-based media, traditional print-based media have declined in popularity.

  4. media

    The journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry.

    Some celebrities dislike press conferences, where the media bombard them with questions.

  5. Medianoun

    a historical region in northwestern Iran, originally inhabited by the Medes

  6. Medianoun

    territories corresponding to the empire ruled by dynasts from Media

Webster Dictionary

  1. Medianoun

    pl. of Medium

  2. Medianoun

    one of the sonant mutes /, /, / (b, d, g), in Greek, or of their equivalents in other languages, so named as intermediate between the tenues, /, /, / (p, t, k), and the aspiratae (aspirates) /, /, / (ph or f, th, ch). Also called middle mute, or medial, and sometimes soft mute

  3. Media

    of Medium

  4. Etymology: [NL., fr. L. medius middle.]

Freebase

  1. Media

    Media are the storage and transmission channels or tools used to store and deliver information or data. It is often referred to as synonymous with mass media or news media, but may refer to a single medium used to communicate any data for any purpose.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Media

    See Medium.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Media

    a country on the SW. of the Caspian Sea, originally a province of the Assyrian empire, from which it revolted; was after 150 years of independence annexed to Persia by Cyrus, of which it had formed the NW. portion.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. media

    In ancient times, the name of the northwestern part of Iran, which was bounded by the Caspian Sea on the north, Persia on the south, Parthia on the east, and Assyria on the west. The Medians were in language, religion, and manners very nearly allied to the Persians. After they had shaken off the yoke of the Assyrians, their tribes united about 708 B.C., chose Dejoces for their chief, and made Ecbatana their capital. His son Phraortes, or Arphaxad, subdued the Persians. Cyaxares, the son of Phraortes, in alliance with Nabopolassar, king of Babylon, overthrew the Assyrian empire about 604 B.C., spread the terror of his arms as far as Egypt and the farthest bounds of Asia Minor, and vanquished the brigand hordes of Scythia, who had carried their ravages as far as Syria. He was succeeded by his son Astyage, who was deposed (560 B.C.) by his own grandson Cyrus, king of Persia; and from this time the two nations are spoken of as one people. After the death of Alexander the Great (324 B.C.), the northwest portion of Media became a separate kingdom, and existed till the time of Augustus; the other portion, under the name of Great Media, forming a part of the Syrian monarchy. Media was on several occasions separated from Persia. In 152 B.C., Mithridates I. took Great Media from the Syrians, and annexed it to the Parthian empire, and about 36 B.C., it had a king of its own, named Artavasdes, against whom Mark Antony made war. Under the Sassanian dynasty, the whole of Media was united to Persia. It became, during the 14th and 15th centuries, the stronghold of the Turkoman tribes. In early times the Medes were a warlike race, and were distinguished for their skill with the bow. They were also celebrated for their horsemanship, and it was from them that the Persians adopted this and other favorite exercises and acquirements. In subsequent times, they appear to have become effeminated by luxury.

Editors Contribution

  1. media

    A form of communications technology, structure and systems that empowers people to connect, communicate and express their truth.

    Social media enables instant communication and is a form of media that people are allowed to have in private.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 3, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Media

    the fourth of the longitudinal veins extending from base through approximately the middle of the wing, not more than four branched, the branches numbered on margin from nearest apex, to 4 nearest anal angle: in Orthoptera; it is the median or externomedian: in Lepidoptera (Pack.), is cubitus (Comst.).

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Media' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1266

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Media' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2228

Anagrams for Media »

  1. amide

  2. maide

  3. aimed

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Media in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Media in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Media in a Sentence

  1. Stavro Jabra:

    We want to defend the freedom of the press, the freedom of the media and the freedom of opinion. This is our mission.

  2. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    The role of many youtubers news channel is also under suspicion and big question mark in the Farmers protest as they seem bias and sometimes tactfully defending and praising some bootlicking mainstream media channel and even not asking questions as they should about the credibility of topmost farmers leaders.

  3. Courtesy Ashley Heun:

    Kids today have so much pressure with social media to be perfect, filters and Photoshop can be incredibly damaging.

  4. Rene Rodriguez:

    This is insanity, I think this coronavirus hype is bull, the media is hyping this to get at Trump. Nobody can explain why this is more dangerous than the flu. Everybody I work with thinks this is a joke.

  5. Unathi Kwaza:

    He rubs the media the wrong way because he has never been politically correct. For me that is a great thing, there's nothing worse than not knowing what a person is really thinking because they're afraid others wouldn't approve.

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