mi

[ mee ]
/ mi /

noun Music.

the syllable used for the third tone of a diatonic scale.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone E.Compare sol-fa(def 1).

Nearby words

  1. mhd,
  2. mhg,
  3. mho,
  4. mhr,
  5. mhz,
  6. mi.,
  7. mi5,
  8. mi6,
  9. mia,
  10. mia mia

Origin of mi

First recorded in 1520–30; see origin at gamut

MI

Michigan (approved especially for use with zip code).
minimally invasive; minimal invasive.
myocardial infarction.

mi.

mile; miles.Also mi
mill; mills.

M.I.

Military Intelligence.
Mounted Infantry.
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British Dictionary definitions for mi

mi

me

/ (miː) /

noun

music (in tonic sol-fa) the third degree of any major scale; mediant

Word Origin for mi

C16: see gamut

MI

abbreviation for

Michigan
Military Intelligence

mi.

abbreviation for

mile
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Medicine definitions for mi

MI

abbr.

myocardial infarction
mitral insufficiency

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Science definitions for mi

mi

Abbreviation of mile
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