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  1. maxwell; maxwells.


  1. missile experimental: a ten-warhead U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile.


[miks, muhks]
  1. a title of respect prefixed to a person's surname: unlike Mr., Mrs., or Ms., it does not indicate gender and may be used by a person with any or no specific gender identity.

Origin of Mx.

1975–80; M (as in Mr./Mrs./Ms.) + x (symbol for an unknown quantity, person, or thing)
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Examples from the Web for mx

Historical Examples

  • It sends forward on each side a superior maxillary process (mx) which partially forms the anterior margin of the mouth.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)

    Francis Maitland Balfour

  • Behind the mandibles a pair of simple processes has appeared, which forms the rudiment of the first pair of maxill (mx).

British Dictionary definitions for mx


the internet domain name for
  1. Mexico


symbol for
  1. maxwell


abbreviation for
  1. missile-experimental: an intercontinental ballistic missile with up to ten nuclear warheads
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