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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intermediate  \In`ter*me"di*ate\,  a.  [Pref.  inter-  +  mediate:  cf 
  F.  interm['e]diat.] 
  Lying  or  being  in  the  middle  place  or  degree,  or  between  two 
  extremes;  coming  or  done  between;  intervening;  interposed; 
  interjacent;  as  an  intermediate  space  or  time;  intermediate 
  colors. 
 
  {Intermediate  state}  (Theol.),  the  state  or  condition  of  the 
  soul  between  the  death  and  the  resurrection  of  the  body. 
 
 
  {Intermediate  terms}  (Math.),  the  terms  of  a  progression  or 
  series  between  the  first  and  the  last  (which  are  called 
  the  extremes);  the  means 
 
  {Intermediate  tie}.  (Arch.)  Same  as  {Intertie}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intermediate  \In`ter*me"di*ate\,  v.  i. 
  To  come  between;  to  intervene;  to  interpose.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intermediate 
  adj  1:  lying  between  two  extremes  in  time  or  space  or  degree; 
  "going  from  sitting  to  standing  without  intermediate 
  pushes  with  the  hands";  "intermediate  stages  in  a 
  process";  "intermediate  stops  on  the  route";  "an 
  intermediate  level"  [ant:  {first},  {last}] 
  2:  around  the  middle  of  a  scale  of  evaluation  of  physical 
  measures;  "an  orange  of  average  size";  "intermediate 
  capacity";  "a  plane  with  intermediate  range";  "medium 
  bombers"  [syn:  {average},  {medium}] 
  3:  of  the  stage  of  education  and  schools  between  elementary  and 
  secondary  including  middle  grades  centering  on  5  through 
  7;  "intermediate  schools";  "the  intermediate  (or  middle) 
  grades";  "a  middle  school"  [syn:  {intermediate(a)},  {middle}] 
  [ant:  {secondary(a)},  {elementary(a)}] 
  n  :  a  substance  formed  during  a  chemical  process  before  the 
  desired  product  is  obtained 




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