Definition of midsession in US English:



  • 1The middle of a session, particularly.

    1. 1.1 A period of active trading on a securities exchange.
      ‘the Mexico peso regained some lost ground to the U.S. dollar toward midsession Friday’
      • ‘But by midsession in New York yesterday, the stock was up 255.3 per cent at $95.94, slightly below intra-day highs.’
      • ‘The Nikkei average inched down by midsession on Tuesday as investors took a breather from recent speedy gains.’
    2. 1.2 A period of instruction.
      ‘both students and instructors can be called away in midsession to cope with emergencies’
    3. 1.3 A legislative session.