mid- [mıd] prefix
[: Old English; Origin: midde]
a young woman in her mid-twenties
The mid-sixties were a turning point in sports car design.
in mid-July
He stopped mid-sentence.
mid-morning/afternoon/week etc

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  • 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},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • MID — or Mid may refer to: Contents 1 Computers and electronics 2 Medicine and biology 3 Military 4 Other Compu …   Wikipedia

  • mid- — [mıd] prefix [: Old English; Origin: midde] middle ▪ a young woman in her mid twenties ▪ The mid sixties were a turning point in sports car design. ▪ in mid July ▪ He stopped mid sentence. mid morning/afternoon/week etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mid- — UK / US or mid UK [mɪd] / US prefix the middle of a period of time: used with many nouns in mid September during the mid 1950s Cut the branches in mid or late summer. • See: mid II …   English dictionary

  • mid — meaning ‘middle of’, is normally joined by a hyphen to the following word, as in mid century / mid fifteenth century. Note that when the century is in attributive position (before a noun), two hyphens are needed: a mid fifteenth century church.… …   Modern English usage

  • MID — ist die Abkürzung für: Außenministerium der Russischen Föderation russisch Министерство иностранных дел Российской Федерации Molded Interconnect Devices, 3 dimensionale elektronische Baugruppen Military Intelligence Department, ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MID — может означать следующее: .mid  укороченное расширение имён файлов в формате MIDI. Mobile Internet device Мобильное интернет устройство. Mid встроенная функция обработки строк во многих версиях Basic и Visual Basic. Mid% обозначает процент… …   Википедия

  • mid — (prep., adj.) O.E. mid with, in conjunction with, in company with, together with, among, from P.Gmc. *medjaz (Cf. O.N. miðr, O.S. middi, O.Fris. midde, O.H.G. mitti, Goth. midjis mid, middle ), from PIE *medhyo middle (see MEDIAL (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • mid — mid1 [mid] adj. [ME < OE midd , akin to Goth midjis, ON mithr < IE * medhjo (> L medius, Gr mesos) < base * me , between] 1. MIDDLE 2. Phonet. articulated with the tongue in a position approximately halfway between high and low: said… …   English World dictionary

  • mid|i — «MIHD ee», noun, plural mid|is, adjective. –n. 1. a skirt, dress, or other garment reaching to the calf, usually the mid calf; longuette. 2. the style or length characterized by hemlines at the calf. –adj. reaching to the calf, usually the mid… …   Useful english dictionary

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