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Definitions of media

  1. transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
  2. pl. of Medium.
  3. 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 aspiratae ( aspirates) /, /, / ( ph or f, th, ch). Also called middle mute, or medial, and sometimes soft mute.
  4. of Medium
  5. 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 aspiratae ( aspirates) , ( ph or f, th, ch). Also called middle mute, or medial, a
  6. The middle, or muscular, coat of an artery, muscularis.
  7. Plural of medium.
  8. See medium.
  9. A middle structure, such as a layer of tissue, a central nervure; as a plu., Substances of various kinds, such as bouillon, in which cultures are grown.
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Usage examples for media

  1. May not certain varieties of these involved series of atoms constitute the several media which produce the several phenomena of matter? – A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips
  2. 9. Una escena imaginaria tratando de los preparativos que hace D. Eduardo antes de las ocho y media. – Contigo Pan y Cebolla by Manuel Eduardo De Gorostiza
  3. While Shahrbarz and the Chagan were besieging his capital, he himself was wasting Media and Mesopotamia. – The Byzantine Empire by Charles William Chadwick Oman
  4. The great corporations have them, the banks have them, the railroads have them, all the organizations of business and of social and political activity have them, and they are the media through which news comes. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  5. I divide this second group of media, for clearness, under three heads. – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  6. In any case, he had some experience of this young lady; and what was the use of combatting one of her moods at five o'clock when at six o'clock she would be arguing in the contrary direction, and at seven convinced that the viv media was the straight road? – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  7. It is, therefore, to the second set of media, which may be generally characterized as scientific and practical, that we now turn. – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  8. This difference of resistance may even cause a difference of potential between two media, similar to the differences of potential in living organisms. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  9. Another part went to Adiabene, a district on the boundary between Assyria and Media, and thence scattered in all directions through the kingdom of the Medes and Persians. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  10. The commanders of the armies of Persia and Media, the nobles and governors were before him; while for one hundred and eighty days he showed them the wonderful riches of his kingdom and the costliness of his magnificent regalia. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent
  11. Possibly his successor held these to be sufficient; probably he saw neither prospect of advantage nor hope of success in creating Greek cities in a region so vast and so alien; certainly neither he nor his dynasty was ever in such a position to support or maintain them, if founded east of Media, as Alexander was and proposed to be, had longer life been his. – The Ancient East by D. G. Hogarth
  12. He devastated Ashdod, and its vassal, Gath, carried off their gods and their inhabitants, and peopled the cities afresh with prisoners from Asia Minor, Urartu, and Media. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12) by G. Maspero
  13. Nevertheless, he did some time after go into that country, and made an alliance with the king of Media, by marriage of a son of his by Cleopatra to the king's daughter, who was yet very young; and so returned, with his thoughts taken up about the civil war. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  14. In the year 722 another victorious general thrust himself on to the throne and, under the famous name of Sargon, set forth to extend the bounds of the empire towards Media on the east, and over Cilicia into Tabal on the west, until he came into collision with King Mita of the Mushki and held him to tribute. – The Ancient East by D. G. Hogarth
  15. If I could believe that every attention paid me was due simply to my being an American, I should feel honored and happy in being one of the humbler media through which the good- will of a great and generous country reached the heart of a far- off people not always in friendly relations with her. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  16. Others thought it would be dangerous to act in this style; and there seemed no chance of any agreement, until Mr. Broad once more " healed the incipient division" by proposing another via media, which was carried. – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford
  17. And I invite the leaders of major media corporations in the entertainment industry to come to the White House next month to work with us in a positive way on concrete ways to improve what our children see on television. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. The information media are controlled by the Party directly or indirectly through the government and such organizations as labor unions, youth groups, and cultural societies. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  19. The old woman in charge gabbles away for dear life, and, not feeling that I am progressing very rapidly, I lay down a media and take up the plantain. – Under the Southern Cross by Elizabeth Robins
  20. That's Hutton all over - they didn't care that they broke the law, but they got all bent out of shape that the media reported they did. – Diamond Dust by K. Kay Shearin
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