medium

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Medium is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
medium

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. A medium amount is an amount that is not small and not large, but in the middle.
    Would you like a small, medium or large drink?

Noun[change]

Singular
medium

Plural
mediums or media

  1. A medium is stuff that something moves through.
    Light can go through different media: air, water, glass.
    Sound waves slow down when they go through this kind of medium.
  2. A medium is a person who hears ideas that come from people who are dead.
    We all closed our eyes, and the medium said "I hear your father speaking."
    I don't believe those mediums can really hear anything.