[n] a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
[adj] lying between two extremes in time or space or degree; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate level"
[adj] around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures; "an orange of average size"; "intermediate capacity"; "a plane with intermediate range"; "medium bombers"
[v] act between parties with a view to reconciling differences; "He interceded in the family dispute";"He mediated a settlement"
arbitrate, average, gray, grey, halfway, in-between, intercede, junior(a), liaise, mediate, mediate, medium, middle, moderate, next-to-last, second, second-year, sophomore(a), third-year