Amid

  • 1 amid — amid·ic; …

    English syllables

  • 2 amid — amid, amidst Amid, recorded as a preposition and adverb before the Norman Conquest, developed two by forms, amides (cf. always) and amidst (cf. against, amongst). Amides has dropped out of use, and amid and amidst have survived only as… …

    Modern English usage

  • 3 Amid — 〈n. 11; Chem.〉 Derivat organischer Säuren, bei dem die Hydroxylgruppe der Carboxylgruppe durch eine Aminogruppe ersetzt ist (AzetAmid) [nach den beiden ersten Buchstaben von Ammoniak] * * * A|mid [Kurzw. aus ↑ Ammoniak u. ↑ id (1)], das; s, e: 1) …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 Amid — Amid, 1) A. el Katib, s. Katib. 2) Ali Ebn Muhammed Ebn Selim Seifeddin A., arab. Philosoph in Algazalis Geist, geb. 1155 zu Amid (Diarbekr), st. 1233. Schr. u. a. das metaphysische Werk Ebkiaral Eskiar (d.i. Jungfrauen der Gedanken) …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 Amīd — (Chem.), ein hypothetischer Körper, bestehend aus NH2. Man nimmt seine Existenz in den Verbindungen an, die sich aus den Ammoniaksalzen vieler organischer Säuren durch Austreten von 2 Atomen Wasser bilden, so aus dem benzoesauren Ammoniak das… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 amid — [əˈmɪd] or amidst [əˈmɪdst] preposition 1) while something is happening or changing Banks and shops closed yesterday amid growing fears of violence.[/ex] 2) surrounded by things or people …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 7 Amid — A*mid , prep. See {Amidst}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Amid — Amid, ein hypothetisches Radikal (s. Radikaltheorie) …

    Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • 9 Amid — Amid, Amĭda, alte mesopotam. Stadt, s. Diarbekr …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 Amid — Amid, eine angenommene Verbindung von 2 Atomen Stickstoff und 2 Atomen Sauerstoff, bisher noch nicht für sich dargestellt …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 11 amid — index among Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 Amid — das; s, e Kunstw. aus ↑Ammoniak u. 3...id>: a) chem. Verbindung des Ammoniaks, bei der ein Wasserstoffatom des Ammoniaks durch ein Metall ersetzt ist; b) Ammoniak, dessen Wasserstoffatome durch Säurereste ersetzt sind …

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  • 13 amid — (prep.) late 14c., from amidde (c.1200), from O.E. on middan in the middle, from dative singular of midde mid, middle (see MIDDLE (Cf. middle)); the phrase evidently was felt as in (the) middle and thus followed by a genitive case, and if this… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 amid — / amidst [prep] in middle of; among amongst, between, during, in the midst of, in the thick of, mid, over, surrounded by, throughout; concepts 586,820 Ant. away from, outside, separate …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 amid — ► PREPOSITION ▪ surrounded by; in the middle of …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 amid — [ə mid′] prep. [ME amidde < on middan < on, at + middan, middle] in the middle of; among …

    English World dictionary

  • 17 amid — a|mid [ ə mıd ] preposition * 1. ) if something happens amid particular feelings or events, it happens while people have these feelings or while these events are happening: Banks and stores closed yesterday amid growing fears of terrorist… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 amid — [[t]əmɪ̱d[/t]] ♦♦♦ (The form amidst is also used, but is more literary.) 1) PREP If something happens amid noises or events of some kind, it happens while the other things are happening. A senior leader cancelled a trip to Britain yesterday amid… …

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  • 19 amid */ — UK [əˈmɪd] / US preposition 1) if something happens amid particular feelings or events, it happens while people have these feelings or while these events are happening Banks and shops closed yesterday amid growing fears of violence. The minister… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 Amid — Amidst A*midst , Amid A*mid , prep. [OE. amidde, amiddes, on midden, AS. on middan, in the middle, fr. midde the middle. The s is an adverbial ending, originally marking the genitive; the t is a later addition, as in whilst, amongst, alongst. See …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English