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midi

1

[ mid-ee ]

noun

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


adjective

  1. of the length of a midiskirt.

Midi

2

[ mee-dee ]

noun

  1. the south of France.

MIDI

3

[ mid-ee ]

noun

  1. Musical Instrument Digital Interface: a standard means of sending digitally encoded information about music between electronic devices, as between synthesizers and computers.

Midi

1

/ midi /

noun

  1. the south of France
  2. 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)


midi

2

/ ˈmɪdɪ /

adjective

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

      she wore her new midi

midi-

3

combining_form

  1. of medium or middle size, length, etc

    midibus

MIDI

4

/ ˈmɪdɪ /

noun

  1. modifier a generally accepted specification for the external control of electronic musical instruments

    a MIDI synthesizer

    a MIDI system

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Word History and Origins

Origin of midi1

Extracted from midiskirt

Origin of midi2

< French: midday, south; Old French, equivalent to mi- middle, half (< Latin medius; mid 1 ) + di day (< Latin diem, accusative of diēs )
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Word History and Origins

Origin of midi1

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

Origin of midi2

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

Origin of midi3

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

We lost $500,000 worth of gear, including a beautiful piano from the 1900s, guitars, recordings, a MIDI console.

“Step into the Void” is the newest attraction on the uppermost terrace of Aiguille du Midi.

Remembering the Marshal's talent for administration and a war of posts, he offered him the command of the Midi.

This pronunciation of the nasal vowels in French is, as is well known, an important factor in the famous "accent du Midi."

A second element of the "accent du Midi" just referred to is the substitution of an open for a close o.

This trait in the man of the Midi is one that Daudet has brought out humorously in the Tartarin books.

In the regions of the Midi, of bygone civilization, historical castles still standing are rare.

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