Variant of intermediate
- being or happening between two things, places, stages, etc.; in the middle
- designating or of an automobile larger than a compact but smaller than the standard size
Origin: ML intermediatus from Classical Latin intermedius from inter-, between plush medius, middle: see mid
- anything intermediate
- an intermediate automobile
- Chem. a substance obtained as a necessary intermediate stage between the original material and the final product
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