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middle term


1 middle term

The term in a syllogism that is common to both premises and excluded from the conclusion.

Roget 774: compromise, commutation, composition; middle term, mezzo termine [It]; compensation etc. 30; abatement of differences, adjustment, mutual concession.   

Roget 68: middle, midst, mediety, mean etc. 29; medium, middle term; center etc. 222, mid-course etc. 628; ... show more

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