midway definition

  • noun:
    • The area of a good, carnival, circus, or exposition in which sideshows and other amusements are observed.
    • outdated the center of a way or distance.
    • Obsolete A middle plan of action or believed.
    • The middle; the midst.
    • A middle way or manner; a mean or center program between extremes.
    • The part of a fair or circus wherein trips, entertainments, and stands tend to be concentrated.
    • the center of the way in which or distance; a middle means or training course.
    • the center; the midst.
    • A middle way or fashion; a mean or middle course between extremes.
    • A middle method or road: in addition attributively: as, ‘the Midway Plaisance,’ an integral part of the exhibition playground on earth's Fair in Chicago (1893), projecting from playground at a point midway amongst the north and south sides.
    • For this reason someplace for stands and side-shows at a reasonable.
    • naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American airplanes based on land as well as on providers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet coming to occupy the Midway Islands
    • the area at a fair or carnival where sideshows and comparable amusements are found
  • adverb:
    • In the middle of an easy method or length; halfway: midway through second quarter associated with the football game.
    • Halfway; equidistant from either end point; at the center between two things
    • In the middle of the way in which or length; half-way.
    • at half the length; during the center
  • adjective:
    • Being in the middle of just how or length; center.
    • Being in the way or length.
    • equally remote from the extremes
  • others:
    • Being in the center of just how or length; middle.
    • in the exact middle of just how or distance; half-way.

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