in midstream


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

Examples of in midstream in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As prices plunge, developers are halting projects in midstream, leaving the skeletons of high-rises serving as monuments to a speculative bonanza gone awry. Peter S. Goodman, New York Times, 11 Aug. 2023 Now more than ever, investors need to stay with the best of the biggest in midstream. Roger Conrad, Forbes, 24 July 2022 The offensive formula the Bengals have adopted in midstream is working very well. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 2 Dec. 2021 On teams headed irrevocably for disaster, a number of players will just give up, at least in their minds, and even consider opting out in midstream. Bruce Jenkins,, 13 Jan. 2021 The league was in its fallow period when the coronavirus pandemic in March forced other sports leagues to shut down in midstream. Ken Belson, New York Times, 1 Oct. 2020 The establishment of a regulator to provide pricing and tariff frameworks for natural gas in midstream and downstream gas operations and petroleum products. Paul Burkhardt,, 30 Sep. 2020 This test tends to detect selective sweeps in midstream, or those which do not shift to fixation because of balancing dynamics. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 10 Aug. 2011 See More

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“In midstream.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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