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mew1 a small cry made by a cat. [2 definitions]
Mexican of or having to do with Mexico or its people. [2 definitions]
Mexico a country in North America south of the United States. Mexico City is the capital of Mexico.
Mexico City the capital city of Mexico.
Mg symbol of the chemical element magnesium.
mg an abbreviation for milligram, or milligrams.
MI an abbreviation for Michigan.
mi the syllable that indicates the third tone of a musical scale.
mi. an abbreviation for mile, or miles.
MIA an abbreviation for "missing in action," used to describe members of the armed forces who became missing during a war.
mice plural of mouse.
Michigan a state of the north central United States. Its capital is Lansing. (abbreviated: MI) [2 definitions]
microbe A microbe is a tiny life form that can only be seen with a microscope. Many microbes are germs that cause disease.
microchip a tiny plate of silicon that holds many electronic parts. Microchips are used to run computers and other devices.
microcomputer a small computer that is designed for use by a single person. Microcomputers are used by small business and in homes. They are also known as personal computers.
microorganism any life form so small that it can only be seen with a microscope. Microorganisms include bacteria, viruses, and many protozoans.
microphone a device that changes sound waves into electronic signals. Microphones are used to make sounds louder or to broadcast or record them.
microscope an instrument that uses a lens to make very small objects larger so that they can be seen by the eye.
microscopic too small to be seen with the eye. [2 definitions]
microwave a type of radio wave with a high frequency. Microwaves are used to send messages over long distances and in special ovens to heat food and liquids. [2 definitions]
microwave oven an oven that cooks or heats food or beverages quickly using high-frequency radiation.