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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The course between extremes.

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  • n. A position of balance between good and evil.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the way of wisdom and safety between extremes; sufficiency without excess; moderation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the middle between extremes
  • n. the proportional relation between two divisions of line or two dimension of a plane figure such that short : long :: long : (short + long)

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