Definition of midstream
1 : the middle of a stream
2 : an intermediate stage in an act or process the tone changes in midstream
Recent Examples of midstream from the Web
Philipp (who seems fond of rattling greenhorn visitors) informs me in midstream that, despite its apparent solidity, this particular ice bridge is highly elastic.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of midstream
before 12th century
MIDSTREAM Defined for Kids
Definition of midstream for Students
: the part of a stream farthest from each bank
Medical Definition of midstream
: of, relating to, or being urine passed during the middle of an act of urination and not at the beginning or end a midstream specimen
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