The definition of intermediate is something that occurs or lays in the middle position between two extremes.(adjective)
An example of intermediate used as an adjective is an intermediate ice skater, one who has better than beginner skills but who is not quite expert.
See intermediate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ML intermediatus < L intermedius < inter-, between + medius, middle: see mid
See intermediate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Medieval Latin intermediātus
Origin: , from Late Latin intermedius
Origin: : Latin inter-, inter-
Origin: + Latin medius, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.
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