TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

MI

  1. (international standards, obsolete) Former ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Midway Atoll from 1974 to 1986.
    Synonym: MID (alpha-3)

Usage notesEdit

The code was deprecated in favour of UM, the code for the United States Minor Outlying Islands.


EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

MI

  1. Abbreviation of Michigan, a state of the United States of America.

NounEdit

MI (countable and uncountable, plural MIs)

  1. Initialism of middle initial.
  2. (military) Initialism of military intelligence.
    • 2009, Karen Connelly, Burmese Lessons: A Love Story, Toronto: Random House Canada, →ISBN, page 108:
      Three months ago, after a minor argument between a small group of students and a tea shop owner, police arrived on the scene, arrested the students, and beat them up in a nearby police station. Apparently, the tea shop was owned by an MI agent.
  3. (cardiology) Initialism of myocardial infarction.
  4. (cardiology) Initialism of mitral insufficiency.
  5. (dentistry) Initialism of mesioincisal.
  6. (medicine) Initialism of mechanical index.
  7. (medicine) Initialism of medical inspection.
  8. (information theory) Initialism of mutual information.
    • 2018, Clarence Green; James Lambert, “Advancing disciplinary literacy through English for academic purposes: Discipline-specific wordlists, collocations and word families for eight secondary subjects”, in Journal of English for Academic Purposes, volume 35, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2018.07.004, page 112:
      MI excludes words that frequently combine with many words (e.g. the), but can overemphasize low frequency collocation.
  9. (baseball) Initialism of middle infielder.

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ItalianEdit

Proper nounEdit

MI

  1. Abbreviation of Milano.

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