from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The middle part of a stream.
- noun The part of a course that is neither at the beginning nor at the end.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The middle of the stream.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun the middle of a stream.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
middleof a streamor river
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the middle of a stream
Sorry, no etymologies found.
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.
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.
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.
Changing course midstream is hard, of course, because you're liable to be labeled spineless or directionless, as Holly Elissa Bruno pointed out.
Now this administration seeks to come in midstream and make a change in the way that farmers and ranchers are asked to operate.
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.
It was Enoch Powell who said that “All political lives, unless they are cut off in midstream at a happy juncture, end in failure.”
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.
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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