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Definition of MID

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Mid \Mid\, n.
     Middle. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

           About the mid of night come to my tent.  --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Mid \Mid\, prep.
     See {Amid}.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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 [gcide]

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126 Moby Thesaurus words for "mid":
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