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medium in Measurement topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmediumme‧di‧um1 /ˈmiːdiəm/ ●●● S3 AWL adjective  1 TMMIDDLEof middle size, level, or amount What size shirt does he wear – small, medium or large?(of) medium height/length/build She’s of medium height. hair of medium length Fry the onions over a medium heat until they are golden. medium to large companiesUse average, not ‘medium’, when you want to say that someone’s level of skill or ability is neither high nor low: students of average ability (NOT students of medium ability)2 (also medium rare) meat that is medium or medium rare is partly cooked but still slightly pink insiderare, well-done3 medium dry4 medium brown/blue etc
Examples from the Corpus
mediumSeason steaks with pepper and place on grill over medium coals.Reduce over medium heat to a light sauce consistency.He was of medium height, and had regular, even features of the kind which are instantly forgettable.Even the economy beyond Leeds and Yorkshire pulled my parents and their friends and acquaintances, small to medium middle class.A big oblong for the managing director, six medium ones for the directors, a dozen small ones for the salesmen.What size shirt does he wear -- medium or large?The visitors recall medium pacer Martin Howie after completing a college course and Paul Johnson also returns.two medium potatoes, peeled and slicedmedium salsaBlend at lowest speed 30 seconds and then beat at medium speed 3 minutes.At medium speed, beat in eggs, one at a time, beating for two minutes after each addition.medium to largeThe Mesomorph has a medium to large frame.Dry Roast Potatoes Choose medium to large potatoes of even size.