Pronunciation: (in"tur-mē'dē-it),[key] —adj. 1. being, situated, or acting between two points, stages, things, persons, etc.: the intermediate steps in a procedure. 2. of or pertaining to an intermediate school.
—n. 1. a person who acts between others; intermediary; mediator.
2. something intermediate, as a form or class.
3. Chem.a derivative of the initial material formed before the desired product of a chemical process.
Pronunciation: (in"tur-mē'dē-āt"),[key] —v.i.,-at•ed, -at•ing. to act as an intermediary; intervene; mediate.