EN[ɪntə(ɹ)ˈmɪidɪiət] [ɪntə(ɹ)ˈmɪidˌɪieɪt] [ˌɪntɚˈmɪidɪiət] [ˌɪntɚˈmɪidɪieɪt]
  • Intermediate means "occurring between two extremes, or in the middle of a range". It comes from the Latin word 'intermedia' which literally means 'among the middle' ('Inter' means among; 'media' means middle) and may refer to:
  • Intermediate 1 or Intermediate 2, educational qualifications in Scotland
  • Intermediate (anatomy), the relative location of an anatomical structure lying between two other structures: see Anatomical terms of location
  • Intermediate Edison Screw, a system of light bulb connectors
  • Intermediate goods, goods used to produce other goods

    Definition of intermediate in English Dictionary

  • NounPLintermediatesPREinter-SUF-iate
    1. Anything in an intermediate position.
      1. An intermediary.
        1. (chemistry) Any substance formed as part of a series of chemical reactions that is not the end-product.
        2. VerbSGintermediatesPRintermediatingPT, PPintermediated
          1. VI to mediate, to be an intermediate.
            1. VT to arrange, in the manner of a broker.
              1. Central banks need to regulate the entities that intermediate monetary transactions.
          2. AdjectiveCOMmore intermediateSUPmost intermediate
            1. Being between two extremes, or in the middle of a range.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • Open since 1972, the resort overlooks the northwestern shore of Lake Tahoe and has 89 mostly intermediate trails on its 2,904 acres, as well as a 420-foot superpipe and eight terrain parks.
                • Most dilbits are similar in consistency to intermediate fuel oils.
                • On a tramway installation, drag the haul rope through each intermediate tower, placing it in the snatch block as the tower is passed to lighten the load.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Intermediate glycostructures have different numbers of galactose, mannose, and sialic acid residues.
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • Glutamine is first catabolyzed to glutamate and than to generate a-ketoglutarate, a tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle intermediate.
                • Flavins are reduced by NAD(P)H via electron transfer and then sequentially converted to hyroperoxyflavins, which are an unstable intermediate.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Intransitive verbs
                      • Transitive verbs
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                    Meaning of intermediate for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "intermediate" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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