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media

See also: média, medía, and Media

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

media (plural mediae)

  1. (anatomy) The middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel or lymph vessel which is composed of connective and muscular tissue.
  2. (linguistics, dated) A voiced stop consonant.
Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with medium.

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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

media

  1. plural form of medium
  2. (often used as uncountable, though such use is proscribed) Means and institutions for publishing and broadcasting information.
    As a result of the rise of, first, television news and entertainment media and, second, web-based media, traditional print-based media has declined in popularity.
  3. (usually with a definite article; often used as uncountable, though such use is proscribed) The journalists and other professionals who comprise the mass communication industry.
    Some celebrities dislike press conferences, where the media bombards them with questions.
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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From medi- + -a.

AdjectiveEdit

media (plural mediaj, accusative singular median, accusative plural mediajn)

  1. environmental

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

media

  1. media

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GalicianEdit

NounEdit

media f (plural medias)

  1. average

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

media sg

  1. feminine form of medio

NounEdit

media f (plural medie)

  1. average, mean

NounEdit

media m (invariable)

  1. media

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VerbEdit

media

  1. third-person singular present of mediare
  2. second-person singular imperative of mediare

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

media

  1. nominative feminine singular of medius
  2. nominative neuter plural of medius
  3. accusative neuter plural of medius
  4. vocative feminine singular of medius
  5. vocative neuter plural of medius

mediā

  1. ablative feminine singular of medius

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

media

  1. first-person singular imperfect of medir
  2. third-person singular imperfect of medir

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin mediāre, present active infinitive of mediō, from Latin medius.

VerbEdit

a media (third-person singular present mediază, past participle mediat1st conj.

  1. to mediate
  2. to intercede, interpose

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin medius

NounEdit

media f (plural medias)

  1. sock, stocking
  2. pantyhose
  3. (mathematics) mean, average
  4. half an hour
    son las cinco y media = it’s 5:30.

AdjectiveEdit

media f (masculine medio, feminine plural medias, masculine plural medios)

  1. half
    media hora = half an hour.
  2. middle, mid, in the middle of
  3. average, mean

VerbEdit

media

  1. third-person singular present of mediar

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

media

  1. indefinite plural of medium
  2. definite plural of medium

Usage notesEdit

  • While formally a Latin plural, most often used as a collective or plurale tantum (e.g. mass media)