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mi

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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).
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Origin of mi

First recorded in 1520–30; see origin at gamut

Other definitions for mi (2 of 4)

MI

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

Other definitions for mi (3 of 4)

mi.

abbreviation
mile; miles.Also mi
mill; mills.

Other definitions for mi (4 of 4)

M.I.

abbreviation
Military Intelligence.
Mounted Infantry.
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British Dictionary definitions for mi (1 of 3)

mi

me

/ (miː) /

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

Word Origin for mi

C16: see gamut

British Dictionary definitions for mi (2 of 3)

MI

abbreviation for
Michigan
Military Intelligence

British Dictionary definitions for mi (3 of 3)

mi.

abbreviation for
mile
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Medical definitions for mi

MI

abbr.
myocardial infarction
mitral insufficiency
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Scientific definitions for mi

mi

Abbreviation of mile
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