middle ground


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middle ground

[′mid·əl ′grau̇nd]
(navigation)
A shoal with a channel on either side of it in a navigable part of a river, port, or harbor.
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Variabilism, the middle ground, is contrasted with two general views: exclusion and inclusion.
Still others see the reform as the perfect middle ground for the City by encouraging developers to build affordable housing while removing unnecessary tax breaks from the luxury market.
Until groups like Democrats for Life accept that contraception is vital to reducing the incidence of abortion, the potentially productive middle ground Gragnani wrote of in his article will remain nothing more than a sound bite.
There is, however, no comparable moral equivalence in the case of the political ploy for a middle ground on abortion.
ANY mention of Margaret Thatcher will always invoke a reaction - like herself, there's no middle ground with our memories of Maggie
There is no middle ground between a living and dead fetus.
But when you think about it, there is no middle ground.
We can lead our viewers through an image by relating foreground, middle ground and background layers of information.
Two panels depicting elegantly charred stumps in studio settings flank the main image, a spacious colonnade of giant fir trunks made mysterious by a ghostly figure in the middle ground.
No longer will an automaker have to choose a sub-optimized middle ground equally ill at ease on the roads of Europe, Asia, or North America, or a drive configuration that's the same for every vehicle built off these components.
A good rule of thumb is to take the best and worse and choose a middle ground.

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