Meaning of “midterm” in the English Dictionary

"midterm" in American English

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midtermadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈmɪdˌtɜrm/

being at the end of the first half of a term (= fixed period of time):

midterm elections
Midterm exams start next week.

midtermnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɪdˌtɜrm/

a test given at the end of the first half of a school term

(Definition of “midterm” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)