media

Definition of media

me´di`a   Pronunciation: mē´dĭ`å
n. sing. &1.(Computers) The latinic plural form of medium, sometimes used as a singular noun with the same meaning as medium; as, (Computers) place your installation media into the device which will read it; (Microbiology) the tuberculosis bacterium will only grow in a special media.
2.The public institutions that report the news, such as newspapers, magazines, radio, and television, collectively; the news media; as, the media were obsessed with Monica Lewinsky for months.
n.1.(Phonetics) One of the sonant mutes b, d, g), in Greek, or of their equivalents in other languages, so named as intermediate between the tenues, p, t, k), and the aspiratæ (aspirates) ph or f, th, ch). Also called middle mute, or medial, and sometimes soft mute.

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communication engineering, communication explosion, communication technology, communication theory, communications, communications engineer, communications industry, communications medium, communications network, electrical communication, electronic communication, electronic communications, information explosion, information theory, radiocommunication, signaling, telecommunication, wire communication, wireless communication
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