from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The middle part of a stream.
- n. The part of a course that is neither at the beginning nor at the end: the midstream of life.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The middle of a stream or river
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the middle of a stream.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The middle of the stream.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the middle of a stream
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It just goes to show moving into the manager's office in midstream is a difficult task.
The last piece of the business is what we call our midstream peaking business.
It was Enoch Powell who said that “All political lives, unless they are cut off in midstream at a happy juncture, end in failure.”
Now this administration seeks to come in midstream and make a change in the way that farmers and ranchers are asked to operate.
Ron Rivera, who replaced Ted Cottrell in midstream last season, heads into his first full season as defensive coordinator needing to generate aggressive pressure that produces more sacks and turnovers.
And American Renaissance is admittedly somewhat digressive, moving ahead or backward from one writer to the other seemingly in midstream, breaking off for a discussion of the painter Thomas Eakins before returning to the homologies between Eakins and Whitman, etc.
So when I cut in midstream with, "Please take my name off your list," There was a short pause and then a curt, "well fine" or something like that.
Changing course midstream is hard, of course, because you're liable to be labeled spineless or directionless, as Holly Elissa Bruno pointed out.
By the time they were in midstream a score of horsemen rode out on the bank they had just left and opened a scattering fire.
Recasts in midstream are usually the quickest way to ruin a franchise (see Batman) so I hope they can work something out.
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