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Definition of "media" []

  • A plural of medium. See Usage Note at medium. (noun)
  • Linguistics See medial. (noun)
  • The middle, often muscular layer of the wall of a blood vessel. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "media" in a sentence
  • "Yes, this code word for \ "liberal media, \" or \ "not liberal enough media\" or \ "not-the-person-on-the-television-at-that-moment media, \" is like rice deploring white."
  • "Such media should be referred to as _liquefiable media_; in point of fact, however, they are usually grouped together with the solid media."
  • "Referring to a claim by media that Ma was only informed about the situation following an inquiry from CNA, Chang said the government must learn from the episode because it cannot rely on the ­media to when dealing with developing crises."
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