Meaning of MIDDLE in English

MIDDLE

n.

Function: noun

Date: before 12th century

1 : a middle part, point, or position

2 : the central portion of the human body : WAIST

3 : the position of being among or in the midst of something <in the middle of the crowd>

4 : something intermediate between extremes : MEAN

5 : the center of an offensive or defensive formation especially : the area between the second baseman and the shortstop

– middle of nowhere : an extremely remote and isolated place <ran out of gas in the middle of nowhere >

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.