moderate-sized

adjective
intermediate in size
Similar to: ↑sized

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • moderate — 1 adjective 1 neither very big nor very small, very hot nor very cold, very fast nor very slow etc: Bake the pie for 30 minutes in a moderate oven. | We re looking for a house with a moderate sized garden. | a moderate degree of success | a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • medium-sized — adjective intermediate in size • Syn: ↑medium size, ↑moderate sized, ↑moderate size • Similar to: ↑sized * * * /mee dee euhm suyzd /, adj. neither very large nor very small: a medium sized house. [1880 85] * * * medium sized UK …   Useful english dictionary

  • middle-sized — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. fair sized, mid sized, moderate sized, average, normal, ordinary, so so, indifferent, in between, fair to middling*; see also common 1 …   English dictionary for students

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  • artiodactyl — artiodactylous, adj. /ahr tee oh dak til/, adj. 1. Zool. having an even number of toes or digits on each foot. n. 2. a hoofed, even toed mammal of the order Artiodactyla, comprising the pigs, hippopotamuses, camels, deer, giraffes, pronghorns,… …   Universalium

  • medium-size — adjective intermediate in size • Syn: ↑medium sized, ↑moderate sized, ↑moderate size • Similar to: ↑sized * * * ↑medium sized …   Useful english dictionary

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