- (orthography) A short, straight, horizontal diacritical mark placed over a vowel. It usually is used to indicate that the pronunciation of the vowel is long.
noun (plural: mediae)
- (anatomy) the middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel or lymph vessel which is composed of connective and muscular tissue. (tunica media, between the tunica interna and tunica externa).
- Of or pertaining to a mean or average; mean
- medial alligation
- (anatomy) pertaining to the inside (the part facing the body); for example, the medial side of the knee faces the other knee, while the outer side of the knee is lateral.
- the transposition of letters, syllables or sounds within a word, such as in ask as /í¦ks/
- (chemistry) the double decomposition of inorganic salts
- (chemistry) the breaking and reforming of double bonds in olefins in which substituent groups are swapped
- Denoting the middle part.
- mid ocean
- Occupying a middle position; middle.
- mid finger
- mid hour of night
- (linguistics) 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 (ale), / (/ll), / (/ld).
- (past of, mix)
- Having two or more separate aspects.
- I get a very feeling from this painting.
- Not completely pure.
- My joy was somewhat when my girlfriend said she was pregnant; it's a lot of responsibility.
- Including both men and women.
- The tennis match was with a male and a female on each side.
- ''My son attends a school, unlike my daughter, who goes to the local all-girl grammar school.
- Consisting of one syllable.
- Using monosyllables.
- A word of one syllable.
- (countable noun, countable) low or indistinct sounds or speech
- A arose from the audience.
- the sound made by any condition which produces noisy, or turbulent, flow of blood through the heart
- (intransitive) to speak or make low, indistinguishable noise; to mumble
- I couldn't hear the words; he just murmured a lot.
noun (wikipedia, Mute (music))
verb (mut, ing)
- A person who does not have the power of speech.
- An acting part where no speaking (and in opera, no singing) is required.
- (music) An object for dulling the sound of an instrument, especially a brass instrument, or damper for pianoforte; a sordine.
- One refusing to speak.
- An undertaker's assistant.
- The deadening of an appliance's or musical instrument's volume.
- In falconry, a is a hawk's or falcon's droppings.
- In wine making, , from the French, is the grape juice from pressed grapes kept aside in chilled stainless steel tanks and used at later stages of wine making by adding to the dry wine base to achieve the desired residual sugar level in the final product. (Usually spelled "muté " in this case and pronounced "mju:te".)
- (transitive) To silence, to make quiet.
- (transitive) To turn off the sound of.
- Please the music while I make a call.
- silent, Silent; not making a sound.
- (of a person) Not having the power of speech.