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intermediate

1. (of a class, course, etc.) suitable for learners with some degree of skill or competence
2. Physics (of a neutron) having an energy between 100 and 100 000 electronvolts
3. Geology (of such igneous rocks as syenite) containing between 55 and 66 per cent silica
4. a substance formed during one of the stages of a chemical process before the desired product is obtained

intermediate

[‚in·tər′mēd·ē·ət]
(chemistry)
A precursor to a desired product; ethylene is an intermediate for polyethylene, and ethane is an intermediate for ethylene.
(graphic arts)
That print which is used as a master for further reproduction.
References in classic literature ?
Yet in the case of those contraries which have an intermediate we found that it was never necessary that either the one or the other should be present in every appropriate subject, but only that in certain subjects one of the pair should be present, and that in a determinate sense.
Having crossed the Peuquenes, we descended into a mountainous country, intermediate between the two main ranges, and then took up our quarters for the night.
After eating our potatoless breakfast, we travelled across the intermediate tract to the foot of the Portillo range.
It is intermediate in its nature between land and sky.
Or you may suppose the opposite case--that the intermediate passages are omitted, and the dialogue only left.
The goalkeeper (right) has skippered the intermediates to next month's All-Ireland final against Cork.
BASF Develops Novel Process to Produce Chiral Intermediates 53
Rose has an excellent grooming program - this is the place for advanced intermediates to try black-diamond groomers.
Phase II detoxification enzymes (such as glutathione-S-transferases and quinone reductase), which are responsible for metabolizing the products of phase I metabolic reactions, degrade these reactive intermediates by conjugation or reduction reactions, thereby protecting cells from oxidative DNA damage.
Medicine intermediates are the substances made from the raw material then used for finished products in the process of drug synthesis.
will increase Cambrex's sales of fine chemicals and pharmaceutical intermediates.
To continue to support the growing needs of its worldwide customers, INVISTA is expanding its nylon 6,6 intermediates and polymer capabilities globally.