Search Result for "midmost":
1. being in the exact middle;
[syn: middlemost, midmost]
1. the middle or central part or point;
- Example: "in the midst of the forest"
- Example: "could he walk out in the midst of his piece?"
[syn: midmost, in the midst]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mid \Mid\ (m[i^]d), a. [Compar. wanting; superl. Midmost.] [AS. midd; akin to OS. middi, D. mid (in comp.), OHG. mitti, Icel. mi[eth]r, Goth. midjis, L. medius, Gr. me`sos, Skr. madhya. [root]271. Cf. Amid, Middle, Midst, Mean, Mediate, Meridian, Mizzen, Moiety.] [1913 Webster] 1. Denoting the middle part; as, in mid ocean. [1913 Webster] No more the mounting larks, while Daphne sings, Shall list'ning in mid air suspend their wings. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Occupying a middle position; middle; as, the mid finger; the mid hour of night. [1913 Webster] 3. (Phon.) 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] ([=a]le), [e^] ([e^]ll), [=o] ([=o]ld). See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect] 10, 11. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Midmost \Mid"most`\, a. [OE. middemiste. Cf. Foremost.] Middle; middlemost. [1913 Webster] Ere night's midmost, stillest hour was past. --Byron. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
midmost adv 1: the middle or central part or point; "in the midst of the forest"; "could he walk out in the midst of his piece?" [syn: midmost, in the midst] adj 1: being in the exact middle [syn: middlemost, midmost]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
52 Moby Thesaurus words for "midmost": amidships, average, axial, center, centermost, central, centralized, centric, centroidal, centrosymmetric, concentrated, core, diameter, diaphragm, equator, equatorial, equidistant, geocentric, halfway, heart, interior, intermediary, intermediate, kernel, key, mean, medial, median, mediocre, mediterranean, medium, mesial, mezzo, mid, middle, middlemost, middling, midland, midriff, midships, midst, midway, nuclear, nucleus, omphalic, pivotal, thick, thick of things, umbilical, waist, waistline, zone