in midstream

Definition of in midstream

  1. 1 :  in the middle of a river or stream The boat struck a rock in midstream.

  2. 2 :  while in the process of doing something She began talking about the party but changed topics in midstream. The government stopped the project in midstream.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the middle of a stream

    :  an intermediate stage in an act or process

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