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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mid  \Mid\  (m[i^]d),  a.  [Compar.  wanting;  superl.  {Midmost}.] 
  [AS.  midd;  akin  to  OS  middi,  D.  mid  (in  comp.),  OHG.  mitti, 
  Icel.  mi[eth]r,  Goth.  midjis  L.  medius,  Gr  me`sos,  Skr. 
  madhya  [root]271.  Cf  {Amid},  {Middle},  {Midst},  {Mean}, 
  {Mediate},  {Meridian},  {Mizzen},  {Moiety}.] 
  1.  Denoting  the  middle  part  as  in  mid  ocean. 
 
  No  more  the  mounting  larks,  while  Daphne  sings, 
  Shall  list'ning  in  mid  air  suspend  their  wings. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Occupying  a  middle  position;  middle;  as  the  mid  finger; 
  the  mid  hour  of  night. 
 
  3.  (Phon.)  Made  with  a  somewhat  elevated  position  of  some 
  certain  part  of  the  tongue,  in  relation  to  the  palate; 
  midway  between  the  high  and  the  low  --  said  of  certain 
  vowel  sounds;  as  [=a]  ([=a]le),  [e^]  ([e^]ll),  [=o] 
  ([=o]ld).  See  Guide  to  Pronunciation,  [sect][sect]  10,  11. 
 
  Note:  Mid  is  much  used  as  a  prefix,  or  combining  form 
  denoting  the  middle  or  middle  part  of  a  thing  as 
  mid-air,  mid-channel,  mid-age,  midday,  midland,  etc 
  Also  specifically,  in  geometry,  to  denote  a  circle 
  inscribed  in  a  triangle  (a  midcircle),  or  relation  to 
  such  a  circle;  as  mid-center,  midradius 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mid  \Mid\,  n. 
  Middle.  [Obs.] 
 
  About  the  mid  of  night  come  to  my  tent.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mid  \Mid\,  prep. 
  See  {Amid}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mid 
  adj  :  used  in  combination  to  denote  the  middle;  "midmorning"; 
  "midsummer";  "in  mid-1958";  a  mid-June  wedding"  [syn:  {mid(a)}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  MID 
  Message  IDentifier  (ATM) 
 
 




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