What is middle?

  • (adj): Equally distant from the extremes.
    Synonyms: center, halfway, midway
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on middle:

Cunt - Etymology
... In Middle English, it appeared with many spellings, such as coynte, cunte and queynte, which did not always reflect the actual pronunciation of the word ... Faroese and Nynorsk kunta West Frisian and Middle Low German kunte Middle Dutch conte Dutch kut Middle Low German kutte Middle High German kotze ("prostitute ... in its modern meaning is attested in Middle English ...
Bree (Middle-earth)
... Tolkien's Middle-earth, east of the Shire and south of Fornost Erain ... settlement of men in Eriador, long established by the time of the Third Age of Middle-earth ... By the time of the War of the Ring Bree was the westernmost settlement of men in Middle-earth, and there was no other settlement of men within a hundred leagues of the Shire ...
... written in the range from the second F below middle C to the F above middle C (i.e ... F2–F4) in choral music, and from the second G below middle C to the G above middle C (G2 to G4) in operatic music, but can be extended at either end ...
Third Age
... Tolkien's Middle-earth fantasy writings ... The history of Middle-earth is to be taken fictionally as a history of the real Earth ... occurred throughout the Age as the rise of Sauron came to dominate Middle-earth ...
Disorders of The Middle Ear
... The middle ear is hollow ... there will be a pressure difference between the middle ear and the outside environment ... If middle ear pressure remains low, the ear drum may become retracted into the middle ear ...

More definitions of "middle":

  • (verb): Put in the middle.
  • (noun): The middle area of the human torso (usually in front).
    Synonyms: midriff, midsection
  • (noun): An area that is approximately central within some larger region.
    Synonyms: center, centre, heart, eye
  • (adj): Being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series.
    Example: "The middle point on a line"
    Synonyms: in-between, mediate
  • (noun): An intermediate part or section.
    Example: "A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle
  • (adj): Between an earlier and a later period of time.
    Example: "In the middle years"; "in his middle thirties"
  • (adj): Of a stage in the development of a language or literature between earlier and later stages.
    Example: "Middle English is the English language from about 1100 to 1500"; "Middle Gaelic"
  • (noun): Time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period.
    Example: "The middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"

Famous quotes containing the word middle:

    Wearing overalls on weekdays, painting somebody else’s house to earn money? You’re working class. Wearing overalls at weekends, painting your own house to save money? You’re middle class.
    Lawrence Sutton, British prizewinner in competition in Sunday Correspondent (London)

    On the middle of that quiet floor
    sits a fleet of small black ships,
    square-rigged, sails furled, motionless,
    their spars like burned matchsticks.
    Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979)

    In the middle ages people were tourists because of their religion, whereas now they are tourists because tourism is their religion.
    Robert Runcie (b. 1921)