The word medía is the imperfect form of medir in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation.
See the full medir conjugation

medir

La torre medía entre 90 o 300 metros de alto.
The tower was about 90 meters or 300 feet high.
El futbolín era la forma en que medía mi valor como hombre.
Foosball was how I measured my value as a man.
La celda medía aproximadamente 9 m2 y en ella había cinco camas.
The cell measured approximately nine square metres and contained five beds.
En una celda que medía aproximadamente 15 m2 había 32 personas detenidas.
In one cell measuring approximately 15 square metres 32 persons were detained.
El animal medía unos 3 metros de largo.
The animal was about 3 meters long.
Debes equivocarte, él medía como yo, no más.
You must be wrong, I measured him as no more.
Y fue una encuesta que medía los niveles de aritmética en la población.
And it was a survey that measured levels of numeracy in the population.
Y medía la mitad que su marido.
And she was half the size of her husband.
La criatura medía al menos dos metros y medio de alto, quizás más.
The creature was at least fifteen feet tall, perhaps more.
¿Cuánto medía la mujer más alta con quien te hayas acostado?
What was the tallest woman you ever slept with?
Se estima que medía entre 5 y 6 metros de largo.
It is estimated that it was 5-6 long.
El método medía que el dolor era el Borg la balanza de CR10.
The method used to measure pain was the Borg CR10 scale.
El grado de urgencia de este asunto se medía en años, no en meses.
The degree of urgency on this matter is measured in years not months.
Hasta donde sé, solo medía nuestros hábitos de sueño.
As far as I know, it was just measuring our sleeping habits.
Ella no medía más de uno sesenta y era morena.
She was not more than one metre and sixty centimetres and was a brunette.
Dejé lo que estaba haciendo, medía árboles en aquella época.
I stopped what I was doing, I was measuring trees at the time.
No sin razón el Buda medía a los discípulos por su habilidad de comprender.
Not without reason did Buddha measure the disciples by their ability to contain.
El hombre primitivo medía el valor de su sacrificio por el dolor que sufría.
Primitive man gauged the value of his sacrifice by the pain which he suffered.
El hombre primitivo medía el valor de su sacrificio por el dolor que padecía.
Primitive man gauged the value of his sacrifice by the pain which he suffered.
En una celda que medía aproximadamente 20 m2 había hasta 18 detenidos.
Up to 18 persons were detained in one cell measuring approximately 20 square metres.
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