In`ter*me"di*ate (?), a. [Pref. inter- + mediate: cf. F. interm'ediat.]

Lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors.

Intermediate state Theol., the state or condition of the soul between the death and the resurrection of the body. -- Intermediate terms Math., the terms of a progression or series between the first and the last (which are called the extremes); the means. -- Intermediate tie. Arch. Same as Intertie.


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In`ter*me"di*ate (?), v. i.

To come between; to intervene; to interpose.



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