What does midway mean?

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ˈmɪdˌweɪmid·way

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. midwaynoun

    the place at a fair or carnival where sideshows and similar amusements are located

  2. Midway, Battle of Midwayadjective

    naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands

  3. center(a), halfway, middle(a), midwayadverb

    equally distant from the extremes

  4. halfway, midwayadverb

    at half the distance; at the middle

    "he was halfway down the ladder when he fell"

Wiktionary

  1. midwaynoun

    The middle; the midst.

  2. midwaynoun

    A middle way or manner; a mean or middle course between extremes.

  3. midwaynoun

    The part of a fair or circus where rides, entertainments, and booths are concentrated.

  4. midwayadverb

    Halfway; equidistant from either end point; in the middle between two points

  5. midwayadjective

    Being in the middle of the way or distance; middle.

  6. Etymology: From mydwaye, mydweye, from midweg, equivalent to. Cognate with midweg, midwech.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Midwayadjective

    Middle between two places.

    How fearful
    And dizzy ’tis, to cast one’s eyes so low!
    The crows and choughs that wing the midway air,
    Shew scarce so gross as beetles. William Shakespeare.

  2. Midwayadverb

    In the middle of the passage.

    With dry eyes, and with an open look,
    She met his glance midway. John Dryden, Boccace.

  3. Midwaynoun

    The part of the way equally distant from the beginning and end.

    Etymology: mid and way.

    No midway ’twixt these extremes at all. William Shakespeare.

    He were an excellent man that were made in the midway between him and Benedick; the one is too like an image, and says nothing; and the other too like my lady’s eldest son, evermore tattling. William Shakespeare, Much ado about nothing.

    Pity and shame! that they, who to live well
    Stood so fair, should turn aside to tread
    Paths indirect, or in the midway faint! John Milton, Par. Lost.

    The hare laid himself down about midway, and took a nap; for I can fetch up the tortoise when I please. Roger L'Estrange, Fables.

    How didst thou arrive at this place of darkness, when so many rivers of the ocean lie in the midway. , Notes on the Odyssey.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Midwaynoun

    the middle of the way or distance; a middle way or course

  2. Midwayadjective

    being in the middle of the way or distance; as, the midway air

  3. Midwayadverb

    in the middle of the way or distance; half way

Freebase

  1. Midway

    A midway at a fair is the location where amusement rides, entertainment and fast food booths are concentrated. The term originated from the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago, Illinois in 1893. It was the first world's fair with an area for amusements which was strictly separated from the exhibition halls. This area, which was concentrated on the city's Midway Plaisance, included carnival rides, among them the first Ferris wheel, belly dancers, balloon rides and other attractions. In the years after the Exposition closed, midway came to be used as a common noun in the United States and Canada to refer to the area for amusements at a county or state fair, circus, festival, or amusement park.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of midway in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of midway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of midway in a Sentence

  1. Justin Williams:

    Cassidy said. Mrazek finished with 36 saves. The 35-year-old Halak made his first start in the playoffs since 2015 with the New York Islanders. He came out of net midway through the second period to prevent Justin Williams from getting a shot off to potentially tie the game. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM They played better, but we were still there.

  2. Ben Daggett:

    Midway through the movie that was it.

  3. Sophie Turner:

    I called Maisie and was like :' Have you read it yet ?' and she's like,' I'm midway through episode one.' And I'm like : This scene, this page, read it ! This is awesome ! She was very happy.

  4. Anders Lee:

    Kevin Hayes, James van Riemsdyk, Michael Raffl and Scott Laughton also scored for Philadelphia, and Carter Hart made a career-high 49 saves. The Flyers won a third overtime game in a postseason series for the first time. Carter Hart kept us in this game, Giroux said. Carter Hart made some huge saves for us and I was pretty glad to see Provys shot go in there. Mathew Barzals and Derick Brassard each had a goal and an assist, and Anders Lee and Matt Martin also scored for New York, which trailed 2-0 midway through the first period before taking leads of 3-2 and 4-3. Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 shots. Its an unfortunate play there at the end, but it happens, Mathew Barzals said. Now its a winner-take-all Game 7. Game 7 is Saturday, with the winner advancing to face Tampa Bay in the conference finals Philadelphia had a chance on a flurry in front of The Islanders net early in the second overtime, but Semyon Varlamov stopped the puck and Pelech dove at the loose puck to keep it out with his stick and glove. After Pelech lost the puck on a shot attempt when his stick broke, The Flyers pushed it up the ice and Provorov got a pass from Kevin Hayes and beat Semyon Varlamov. I saw their defenseman broke his stick, Haysie was carrying the puck in and I knew he was going to try to make a play, Provorov said. He threw the puck up front, I got it and their forward was sliding into the lane so I shot it opposite side and tired to go top corner and got it there. Carter Hart had 38 saves in regulation. Carter Hart made several nice stops in the first extra period, including a save on Jordan Eberles backhand midway through. Our shots were there, our chances were there for sure.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    When Congress passed this legislation, frankly, we jumped for joy, this was so exciting because of the transformative difference this law would make for America's working families. CRITICS SLAM PRESIDENT BIDEN FOR ‘ CELEBRATING ’ SIGNING OF INFLATION REDUCTION ACT : ‘ SLAP IN THE FACE ’ President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law last month after it passed through Congress along party lines, with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tie-breaking vote in the Senate. The act, lawmakers said, was intended to combat climate change, address health care costs and raise taxes on large corporations. But midway into September, a new report indicated inflation rose more than expected in August, squeezing U.S. households even as the cost of gasoline fell and continued to create a political headache for the president. The Labor Department said Earlier Tuesday that the consumer price index – a broad measure of the price for everyday goods, including gasoline groceries, and rents – rose 8.3 % in August from a year ago. Prices climbed 0.1 % in the one-month period from July. President Joe Biden speaks before signing H.R. 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. ( AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Those figures were both higher than the 8.1 % headline figure and 0.1 % monthly decline forecast by Refinitiv economists, a worrisome sign for theFederal Reserveas it seeks to cool price gains and tame consumer demand with an aggressive interest rate hike campaign. Stock futures tanked on the surprisingly hot report, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down more than 400 points. Earlier Earlier Tuesday, the president released a statement saying it.

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