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mi

noun \ ˈmē \

Definition of mi

:the third note of the major scale in solfège

Examples of mi in a Sentence

  1. do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti

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Origin and Etymology of mi

Medieval Latin, from the syllable sung to this note in a medieval hymn to St. John the Baptist


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mi

abbreviation

Definition of mi

1 mile; miles
2 mill

Other Weights and Measures Terms


MI

abbreviation

Definition of MI

1 Michigan
2 military intelligence
3 myocardial infarction

MI Defined for English Language Learners

mi

noun

Definition of mi for English Language Learners

  • music : the third note of a musical scale


MI Defined for Kids

mi

noun \ ˈmē \

Definition of mi for Students

:the third note of the musical scale

mi.

abbreviation

Definition of mi. for Students

1 mile
2 miles

MI

abbreviation

Definition of MI for Students

Michigan

Medical Dictionary

MI

abbreviation

medical Definition of MI

1 mitral incompetence; mitral insufficiency
2 myocardial infarction


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