social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers
suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness; "thunderbolts quivered with elfin flares of heat lightning"; "the fey quality was there, the ability to see the moon at midday"- John Mason Brown
(biology) a substance in which specimens are preserved or displayed
a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter
an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
(usually plural) transmissions that are disseminated widely to the public
the surrounding environment; "fish require an aqueous medium"
(meat) cooked until there is just a little pink meat inside
someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead; "he consulted several mediums"
around the middle of a scale of evaluation; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "medium bombers"
a state that is intermediate between extremes; a middle position; "a happy medium"
an intervening substance through which something is achieved; "the dissolving medium is called a solvent"
outside the sphere of physical science; "psychic phenomena"
affecting or influenced by the human mind; "psychic energy"; "psychic trauma"
a person apparently sensitive to things beyond the natural range of perception
a person with unusual powers of foresight
an authoritative person who divines the future
an observer who perceives visually; "an incurable seer of movies"