Intermediate tie
Intermediate In`ter*me"di*ate, a. [Pref. inter- + mediate: cf. F. interm['e]diat.] 1. Lying or being in the middle place or degree, or between two extremes; coming or done between; intervening; interposed; interjacent; as, an intermediate space or time; intermediate colors. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: Of or pertaining to an intermediate school; as, intermediate education. [PJC]

{Intermediate state} (Theol.), the state or condition of the soul between the death and the resurrection of the body.

{Intermediate terms} (Math.), the terms of a progression or series between the first and the last (which are called the extremes); the means.

{Intermediate tie}. (Arch.) Same as {Intertie}. [1913 Webster]


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