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medium

US [ˈmidiəm]
UK [ˈmiːdiəm]
  • n.(传播信息的)媒介;手段;工具;方法
  • adj.中等的;中号的
  • Web媒体;介质;灵媒缉凶
Plural Form:media  Plural Form:mediums  
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adj.
1.
[ubn]
中等的;中号的in the middle between two sizes, amounts, lengths, temperatures, etc.
a medium-size car/business/town
中型汽车╱企业;中等城镇
a man of medium height/build
中等身材的人
There are three sizes─small, medium and large.
有三种尺寸 — 小号、中号和大号。
Cook over a medium heat for 15 minutes.
用中火煮 15 分钟。
a medium dry white wine
中度干白葡萄酒
Choose medium to large tomatoes.
挑选个头中等到大个的西红柿。
n.
1.
(传播信息的)媒介,手段,方法a way of communicating information, etc. to people
the medium of radio/television
广播╱电视媒介
electronic/audio-visual media
电子╱视听媒体
Television is the modern medium of communication .
电视是现代传媒。
A T-shirt can be an excellent medium for getting your message across.
T 恤衫可以成为一种极好的表达信息的媒介。
2.
手段;工具;方法something that is used for a particular purpose
English is the medium of instruction(= the language used to teach other subjects) .
用英语进行教学。
Video is a good medium for learning a foreign language.
视频是学习外语的一种好方法。
3.
(文艺创作中使用的)材料,形式the material or the form that an artist, a writer or a musician uses
the medium of paint/poetry/drama
绘画╱诗歌╱戏剧的表现手法
Watercolour is his favourite medium.
水彩画是他最喜欢的表现方式。
4.
介质;培养基;环境a substance that sth exists or grows in or that it travels through
The bacteria were growing in a sugar medium.
细菌在糖基中生长。
5.
通灵的人;灵媒;巫师a person who claims to be able to communicate with the spirits of dead people

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