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English Word:

mid


English Pronunciation:

mid


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

Compar. wanting; superlative Midmost., (Anglo-Saxon) midd; akin to (Old Saxon) middi, (Dutch) mid (in composition), (Old High German) mitti, (Icelandic) mi, (Gothic) midjis, (Latin) medius, (Greek) madhya. Amid, Middle, Midst, Mean, Mediate, Meridian, Mizzen, Moiety.


⇨Definition

1. Denoting the middle part; as, in mid ocean. No more the mounting larks, while Daphne sings, Shall list'ning in mid air suspend their wings. Pope.

2. Occupying a middle position; middle; as, the mid finger; the mid hour of night.

3. (Phonetics) 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), ê (êll), o (old). See Guide to Pronunciation, §§ 10, 11.

Note: Mid is much used as a prefix, or combining form, denoting the middle or middle part of a thing; as, mid-air, mid-channel, mid-age, midday, midland, etc. Also, specifically, in geometry, to denote a circle inscribed in a triangle (a midcircle), or relation to such a circle; as, mid-center, midradius.



Noun:


⇨Definition

Middle. (obsolete) About the mid of night come to my tent. (Shakespeare)



Preposition:


⇨Definition

See Amid.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Old Saxon mid, from Proto-Germanic *midi (“with”), from Proto-Indo-European *medʰi-, *meta (“with”). Cognate with North Frisian mits (“with”), Dutch met (“with”), German mit (“with”). For more, see English mid.


Noun:

mid (plural mids) (archaic) middle Shakespeare About the mid of night come to my tent.


Adjective:

Adjective mid (not comparable) Denoting the middle part. mid ocean Occupying a middle position; middle. mid finger mid hour of night (linguistics) 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).


Adverb:

Adverb mid with, together, along


Anagrams:

dim IDM MDI


Preposition:

mid (obsolete) With. Amid.


Reference:

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