Definition of 'medium'
Video: pronunciation of 'medium'
Example sentences containing 'medium'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Preheat the grill to medium and line a baking tray with tin foil. The Sun (2016)He is now dividing his time between coaching and media work. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The social media site also announced a more direct way of reporting abusive content. The Sun (2016)Tip into a casserole pan on a medium heat with the butter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How did you get to be a social media influencer? The Sun (2017)The media then reported it as our success in getting support. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The plan includes 600 new study bedrooms and extra teaching and performance space for media and arts students. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Is there a happy medium? The Sun (2016)Of course, most people know the world doesn't ooze opulence and happiness in the way social media suggests it does. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Our creative arts and media have exceptional global reach. Times, Sunday Times (2016) The media were not the only ones indulging in vaguely pointless activities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You work in film or media and think about yourself a lot. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The gap between urban and rural education is widest at small to medium sized schools. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The media were able to brand me. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The media is also given the information so that it can seek to challenge the restrictions. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Perhaps the standard narrative is just a way for the media to get itself off the hook. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You need to find your own happy medium. Christianity Today (2000)Melt butter in a pan on a medium heat until brown. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Stir the sauce over a medium low heat until it boils and thickens. Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)But it turned out to be bad news for the media. The Sun (2013)Preheat the grill to medium to high. The Sun (2013)Gone is the humour of many of his earlier works in this medium. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He will also act as the primary point of contact for the media on selection issues. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the defendant in that case was identified and substantial sections of the evidence were reported by the media. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We mustn't get too nostalgic for any particular medium. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was of medium height, stocky with a rather florid complexion and powdered hair. PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)While the loaf cooks, bring all the glaze ingredients to simmer in a small pan over a medium heat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Two shimmering medium greys highlight the eyelid, while a hint of silver opens up eyes with a touch of light. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In many classrooms language is the only explicit medium of instruction and such classrooms are often said to be havens for "chalk and talk". Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)
Trends of 'medium'
Very Common. medium is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'medium'
British English: medium /ˈmiːdɪəm/ ADJECTIVE
You use medium to describe something which is average in size, degree, or amount, or approximately halfway along a scale between two extremes.
He was of medium height.
- American English: medium between extremes
- Arabic: مُعْتَدِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: médio
- Chinese: 中间的
- Croatian: srednji
- Czech: střední
- Danish: medium
- Dutch: gemiddeld
- European Spanish: mediano
- Finnish: keski-
- French: moyen
- German: mittelmäßig
- Greek: μέσος
- Italian: medio media
- Japanese: 中くらいの between extremes
- Korean: 중간의
- Norwegian: mellom-
- Polish: średni
- European Portuguese: médio
- Romanian: mediu
- Russian: средний
- Spanish: mediano
- Swedish: medel mellan
- Thai: ซึ่งอยู่ระหว่างกลาง
- Turkish: orta
- Ukrainian: середній
- Vietnamese: trung bình
British English: medium NOUN
A medium is a way or means of expressing your ideas or of communicating with people.
The language is used as the medium of instruction for all primary education in that country.
Nearby words of 'medium'
Definition of medium from the Collins English Dictionary
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.