midi

[ mid-ee ]
/ ˈmɪd i /

noun

a skirt, dress, or coat, of mid-calf length.

adjective

of the length of a midiskirt.

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Origin of midi

extracted from midiskirt

Definition for midi (2 of 3)

Midi
[ mee-dee ]
/ miˈdi /

noun

the south of France.

Origin of Midi

<French: midday, south; Old French, equivalent to mi- middle, half (<Latin medius;see mid1) + di day (<Latin diem, accusative of diēs)

Definition for midi (3 of 3)

MIDI
[ mid-ee ]
/ ˈmɪd i /

noun

Musical Instrument Digital Interface: a standard means of sending digitally encoded information about music between electronic devices, as between synthesizers and computers.
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British Dictionary definitions for midi (1 of 4)

midi
/ (ˈmɪdɪ) /

adjective

  1. (of a skirt, coat, etc) reaching to below the knee or midcalf
  2. (as noun)she wore her new midi

Word Origin for midi

C20: from mid-; on the model of maxi and mini

British Dictionary definitions for midi (2 of 4)

Midi
/ (French midi) /

noun

the south of France
Canal du Midi a canal in S France, extending from the River Garonne at Toulouse to the Mediterranean at Sète and providing a link between the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts: built between 1666 and 1681. Length: 181 km (150 miles)

British Dictionary definitions for midi (3 of 4)

MIDI
/ (ˈmɪdɪ) /

noun

(modifier) a generally accepted specification for the external control of electronic musical instrumentsa MIDI synthesizer; a MIDI system

Word Origin for MIDI

C20: from m (usical) i (nstrument) d (igital) i (nterface)

British Dictionary definitions for midi (4 of 4)

midi-

combining form

of medium or middle size, length, etcmidibus

Word Origin for midi-

C20: from mid-; on the model of maxi and mini
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