Meaning of INTERMEDIATE in English

INTERMEDIATE

adj., n., & v.

--adj. coming between two things in time, place, order, character, etc.

--n.

1. an intermediate thing.

2 a chemical compound formed by one reaction and then used in another, esp. during synthesis.

--v.intr. (foll. by between) act as intermediary; mediate.

Phrases and idioms:

intermediate frequency the frequency to which a radio signal is converted during heterodyne reception.

Derivatives:

intermediacy n. intermediately adv. intermediateness n. intermediation n. intermediator n.

Etymology: med.L intermediatus (as INTER-, medius middle)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.