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middle

noun

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1 a middle point between extremes
  • his salary is exactly at the middle of the company's pay scale

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2 an area or point that is an equal distance from all points along an edge or outer surface
  • put the serving dish in the middle of the table

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3 the middle region of the human torso
  • clutched the football tightly against her middle

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4 the most intense or characteristic phase of something
  • I'm right in the middle of a tax audit, so can you come back later?

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middle

adjective

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1 occupying a position equally distant from the ends or extremes
  • you must mark the exact middle point of each of these lines in order to solve the problem

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2 being about midway between extremes of amount or size
  • a house that is middle-sized for that neighborhood
  • a man of middle height

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“Middle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/middle. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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