intermediate (

     adj 1: 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" [ant: first, last]
     2: 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" [syn: average, medium]
     n : a substance formed during a chemical process before the
         desired product is obtained
     v :  act between parties with a view to reconciling differences;
         "He interceded in the family dispute";"He mediated a
         settlement" [syn: intercede, mediate, liaise, arbitrate]