Intermediate means "occurring between two extremes, or in the middle of a range". It comes from the Latin word 'intermedia' which literally means 'among the middle' ('Inter' means among; 'media' means middle) and may refer to:

  • Intermediate 1 or Intermediate 2, educational qualifications in Scotland
  • Intermediate (anatomy), the relative location of an anatomical structure lying between two other structures: see Anatomical terms of location
  • Intermediate Edison Screw, a system of light bulb connectors
  • Intermediate goods, goods used to produce other goods
  • Middle school, also known as intermediate, school
  • Reaction intermediate or intermediate, a short-lived, unstable molecule in a chemical reaction
  • Intermediate car, an automobile size classification
  • Intermediate cartridge, a type of firearms cartridge

Famous quotes containing the word intermediate:

    Complete courage and absolute cowardice are extremes that very few men fall into. The vast middle space contains all the intermediate kinds and degrees of courage; and these differ as much from one another as men’s faces or their humors do.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)