What is middle?

  • (noun): The middle area of the human torso (usually in front).
    Synonyms: midriff, midsection
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on middle:

Bree (Middle-earth)
... Tolkien's Middle-earth, east of the Shire and south of Fornost Erain ... of men in Eriador, long established by the time of the Third Age of Middle-earth ... 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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
... for this voice is typically written in the range from the second F below middle C to the F above middle C (i.e ... 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 ...
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 ... such as the Swedish, Faroese and Nynorsk kunta West Frisian and Middle Low German kunte Middle Dutch conte Dutch kut Middle Low German kutte Middle High German kotze ("prosti ... The word in its modern meaning is attested in Middle English ...

More definitions of "middle":

  • (noun): An area that is approximately central within some larger region.
    Synonyms: center, centre, heart, eye
  • (verb): Put in the middle.
  • (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"
  • (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
  • (noun): Time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period.
    Example: "The middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"
  • (adj): Between an earlier and a later period of time.
    Example: "In the middle years"; "in his middle thirties"

Famous quotes containing the word middle:

    Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.
    Gloria Steinem (b. 1934)

    The women cry,
    Come, my fox,
    heal me.
    I am chalk white
    with middle age
    so wear me threadbare....
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    In our calling, we have to choose; we must make our fortune either in this world or in the next, there is no middle way.
    Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (1783–1842)