"media" in the noun sense
a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
the surrounding environment
"fish require an aqueous medium"
an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
4. culture medium, medium
bacteriology) a nutrient substance (solid or liquid) that is used to cultivate micro-organisms
a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter
biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
an intervening substance through which something is achieved
"the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
a state that is intermediate between extremes a middle position
"a happy medium"
9. medium, spiritualist, sensitive
someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
"he consulted several mediums"
10. medium, mass medium
usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
11. metier, medium
an occupation for which you are especially well suited
"in law he found his true metier"
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