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noun \ ˈmīk \
Updated on: 26 Jul 2017

Definition of mic

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First Known Use of mic

1961

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Mic

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Definition of Mic

Micah

MIC

abbreviation

Definition of MIC

methyl isocyanate

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Financial Definition of MIC

mic

What It Is

A market identifier code (MIC) is a four-letter or digit abbreviation that represents a specific stock market.

How It Works

MICs always begins with the letter "X," followed by a combination of three additional letters and/or numbers. A MIC appears in the details for securities trades and indicates the market in which the trade occurred. For example, XNYS is the market identifier code for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Why It Matters

MICs are a standardized system of market identification recognized in multiple markets. Worldwide efforts to implement efficient straight-through processing (STP) for securities trades rely heavily on MICs.


Medical Dictionary

MIC

abbreviation

medical Definition of MIC

1 methyl isocyanate
2 minimal inhibitory concentration; minimum inhibitory concentration

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