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medal play a type of golf competition in which the total number of strokes taken by each side determines the score. (Cf. match play.)
meddle to interfere in matters concerning someone else, without authorization or request. [2 definitions]
meddlesome inclined to meddle or interfere in the business or affairs of others; interfering.
medevac the evacuation by helicopter, or other aircraft, of persons needing immediate medical attention. [4 definitions]
Medgar Evers American civil rights activist during the 1950s and early sixties. Evers worked to desegregate Mississippi schools, set up voter registration drives, helped organize economic boycotts of white businesses engaging in discrimination, and investigated crimes against black citizens. He was assassinated by a member of a white supremacist group in 1963. (b. 1925--d. 1963).
medi- middle.
media1 a plural form of medium. [2 definitions]
media2 the middle layer of an arterial or lymphatic duct.
mediaeval variant of medieval.
media event a public event that is deliberately staged in order to gain publicity from the news media.
medial in, at, toward, or pertaining to the middle; median. [5 definitions]
median in, toward, or pertaining to the middle. [6 definitions]
mediant in music, the third tone of a major or minor scale.
mediastinum in mammals, the region in the middle of the chest containing the heart and all the thoracic viscera except the lungs and pleura.
mediate to act as an intermediary in (a dispute) or bring about (an agreement). [5 definitions]
mediation the act or process of mediating between two disputing or disagreeing parties to bring about a resolution; arbitration.
medic1 a member of the medical corps in the military. [2 definitions]
medic2 any of several leguminous plants with compound leaves and small flowers, such as alfalfa.
medicable able to benefit from medicine; treatable or curable.
Medicaid (sometimes l.c.) a U.S. public health program that pays certain medical, drug, and hospital bills of those people without the ability to pay.
medical of or relating to the study or practice of medicine. [2 definitions]