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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.
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On intermediately grazed marshes, the cover of tall vegetation grows less quickly and only reaches about 30% after 50+ years of grazing.
However recent reports of vancomycin intermediately sensitive (VISA) and vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) (12,20,21) emphasizes the need of development and testing of new agents such as tigecycline, for the appropriate treatment of serious infections caused by highly resistant pathogens.
In 2009, 3 and 6 of the 9 ESBL-producing KP infections were intermediately and fully sensitive to amikacin, respectively.
When considering class-specific relationships, a positive association was noted between AluYb8 methylation and methylation of CpGs encompassing the low to intermediately methylated class 9 (Figure 1).
The findings indicate that excluding NI, all facilities LA, CI, ER, MA and NS are highly and intermediately correlated with each other at the <0.
5] (d) Control 252 (20 tanks) (c) (mg/L) Additive 1 211 Additive 2 184 Additive 3 226 TSS (e) Control 96 (mg/L) Additive 1 86 Additive 2 61 Additive 3 90 Septic Tank Parameters Dunnett's Intermediately Concentration Measured t-Test Maintained (LSM) Organisms CFU -- 5.
In comparison with the expert-given ABCD grading, all classification systems showed the trend that forests of the highest grade (A) and lowest grade (D) were quite uniformly clustered into the same groups in k-means clustering analysis (Table 1, left panel), while intermediately graded stands tended to be dispersed into various clusters.
4]) or 120 nm Ni/Cr) developed intermediately, that causes diffusion of ions, which eventually fuses the two plates electrostatically.
Greater richness in sites bisected by county roads compared to two-track roads may be because intermediately disturbed areas tend to have higher species richness than highly disturbed areas or undisturbed areas (Connell, 1978).
The WATT I type of the mechanisms is a six-bar mechanisms consisted of two four-bar mechanisms linked together with an intermediately bar (triangle shaped) (Figure 5).
They requested that the intermediately stages be not taxed and some other mechanism may be devised to collect taxes on the domestic sales of these sectors preferably at the retail stage.
4) indicate the iPOM to be an intermediately decomposed fraction of OM that has been stabilised inside the microaggregates.