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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
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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.
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Similarly phenylhydrazine was reacted with enaminone 2 to afford 11b via intermediacy of 10b.
Girotti, "Photoperoxidation of cholesterol in homogeneous solution, isolated membranes, and cells: comparison of the 5 alpha- and 6 betahydroperoxides as indicators of singlet oxygen intermediacy," Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol.
He obviates the need for a vehicle of the soul by defining the whole continuum with the intermediacy of the vehicle.
To the extent that people conceive of certain bundles of traits as collectively intermediate rather than merely eclectic, the concept of intermediacy might actually pose a more fundamental challenge than opposition, in that it challenges the very coherence of the masculine-feminine divide.
(16) The intermediacy of FE in sitosterol dealkylation was supported in three other insects.
The dimension of market liquidity risk includes market depth (the ability to execute large transactions without influencing prices unduly); tightness (the gap between bid and offer prices); intermediacy (the speed with which transaction can be executed); and resilience (the speed with which underlying prices are restored after disturbance) [11].
This colonial demonization of the newest Americans, which Santiago contests underscoring the cultural reality of Latin-American intermediacy, is perpetrated in Huntington's text.
Nicholas Birns's paper deals with intermediacy in The Hobbit; it's especially concerned with Bilbo's characterization, unusual in children's literature, as middle-aged, but also addresses other issues of world-building and story structure that reinforce this motif of "starting in the middle': maps, the sense of the past, racial characteristics and relations.
The formation of 257 was explained by involving the intermediacy of 256 instead of 258.
Intermediacy of dioxiranes," Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol.
Van Schendel uses the term 'scholarly foreign policy' in proposing solutions to develop comparative conversations between Southeast Asia and other regions bypassing the intermediacy 'the West'.
Rico) Seigler & Ebinger is of hybrid origin, as indicated by the intermediacy of characters, and whether V.