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  1. maxwell; maxwells.
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  1. missile experimental: a ten-warhead U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile.
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[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.
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Origin of Mx.

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

ammunition, bomb, bullet, rocket, projectile, bat, shot, cartridge, dart, stealth, bolt, arrow, pellet, bird, MX, trajectile, A-bomb, nuke, H-bomb, mininuke

Examples from the Web for mx

Historical Examples of mx

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