intermediatemedical dictionary

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 colours. Intermediate state, the state or condition of the soul between the death and the resurrection of the body.

<mathematics> Intermediate terms Same as Intertie.

Origin: Pref. Inter- + mediate: cf. F. Intermediat.

(01 Mar 1998)