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Definition for mx (2 of 3)
missile experimental: a ten-warhead U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile.
Definition for mx (3 of 3)
[ miks, muhks ]
/ mɪks, mʌks /
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.
Origin of Mx.
1975–80; M (as in Mr./Mrs./Ms.) + x (symbol for an unknown quantity, person, or thing)
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Examples from the Web for mx
Behind the mandibles a pair of simple processes has appeared, which forms the rudiment of the first pair of maxill (mx).The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
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
British Dictionary definitions for mx (1 of 3)
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British Dictionary definitions for mx (2 of 3)
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British Dictionary definitions for mx (3 of 3)
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missile-experimental: an intercontinental ballistic missile with up to ten nuclear warheads
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