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intermediate  


      adj  
1    occurring or situated between two points, extremes, places, etc.; in between  
2    (of a class, course, etc.) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence  
3      (Physics)   (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100000 electronvolts  
4      (Geology)   (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica  
      n  
5    something intermediate  
6    a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained  
      vb  
7    intr   to act as an intermediary or mediator  
     (C17: from Medieval Latin intermediare to intervene, from Latin inter- + medius middle)  
  intermediacy, intermediateness      n  
  intermediately      adv  
  intermediation      n  
  intermediator      n  


intermediate-acting  
      adj   (of a drug) intermediate in its effects between long- and short-acting drugs  
   Compare       long-acting       short-acting  
intermediate frequency  
      n     (Electronics)   the frequency to which the signal carrier frequency is changed in a superheterodyne receiver and at which most of the amplification takes place  
intermediate host  
      n   an animal that acts as host to a parasite that has not yet become sexually mature  
intermediate-level waste  
      n   radioactive waste material, such as reactor and processing-plant components, that is solidified before being mixed with concrete and stored in steel drums in deep mines or beneath the seabed in concrete chambers  
   Compare       high-level waste       low-level waste  
intermediate range ballistic missile  
      n   a missile that follows a ballistic trajectory with a medium range, normally of the order of 750--1500 miles,   (Abbrev.)    IRBM  
intermediate school  
      n     (N.Z)   a school for children aged between 11 and 13  
intermediate treatment  
      n     (Social welfare)   a form of child care for young people in trouble that involves neither custody nor punishment and provides opportunities to learn constructive patterns of behaviour to replace potentially criminal ones  
intermediate vector boson  
      n     (Physics)   a hypothetical particle believed to mediate the weak interaction between elementary particles  
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n.
feeling of emptiness experienced by parents after the children leave their home
[Psych.]

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