Mid

Definition of Mid

Pronunciation: mĭd
a.1.
1.Denoting the middle part; as, in mid ocean.
No more the mounting larks, while Daphne sings,
Shall list'ning in mid air suspend their wings.
- Pope.
2.Occupying a middle position; middle; as, the mid finger; the mid hour of night.
3.(Phon.) Made with a somewhat elevated position of some certain part of the tongue, in relation to the palate; midway between the high and the low; - said of certain vowel sounds; as, ā (āle), ĕ (ĕll), ō (ōld). See Guide to Pronunciation, 10, 11.
n.1.Middle.
About the mid of night come to my tent.
- Shak.
prep.1.See Amid.

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