- the space between the foreground and the background in a picture, view, etc.
- Track & Field a footrace or footrace distance of moderate length, including 800 meters, 1,500 meters, a half mile, or a mile
middle distancemiddle distance
- The area between the foreground and background in a painting, drawing, or photograph. Also called middle ground .
- Sports A division of competition in racing with events usually ranging from 400 meters to 1,500 meters or from 440 yards to 1 mile.