Noun Definition


1.Definition: (bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms

Category: General

2.Definition: (biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed

Category: General

3.Definition: (usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public

Category: General

4.Definition: a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter

Category: General

5.Definition: a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information

Category: General

6.Definition: a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position

"A happy medium"

Category: General

7.Definition: an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication

Category: General

8.Definition: an intervening substance through which something is achieved

"The dissolving medium is called a solvent"

Category: General

9.Definition: an occupation for which you are especially well suited

Related Noun(s):metier

Category: General

10.Definition: someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead

"He consulted several mediums"

Related Noun(s):sensitive, spiritualist

Category: People

11.Definition: the surrounding environment

"Fish require an aqueous medium"

Category: Places