Pronunciation: (mē'dē-u),[key] —n. 1. a pl. of medium. 2. (usually used with a pl. v.) the means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, and magazines, that reach or influence people widely: The media are covering the speech tonight.
—adj. pertaining to or concerned with such means: a job in media research.
Pronunciation: (mē'dē-u),[key] —n., —pl.-di•aePronunciation: (-dē-ē").[key] 1. Gk. Gram. a voiced plosive, as β, δ, γ.
2. Anat.the middle layer of an artery or lymphatic vessel.
3. Entomol.a longitudinal vein in the middle portion of the wing of an insect.
Pronunciation: (mē'dē-u),[key] —n. an ancient country in W Asia, S of the Caspian Sea, corresponding generally to NW Iran. Cap.: Ecbatana.