medial: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mē'dē-ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. situated in or pertaining to the middle; median; intermediate.
  2. pertaining to a mean or average; average.
  3. ordinary.
  4. within a word or syllable; neither initial nor final, as the t, a, and n in stand.
  5. pertaining to, involving, or situated near the media.
    1. a medial sound or letter.
    2. media2 (def. 1).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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