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MI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does MI mean? 

MI (noun)
  The noun MI has 8 senses:

1. destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
2. a British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet)
3. a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
4. a unit of length equal to 1760 yards
5. a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
6. the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence on British territory
7. the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas
8. the syllable naming the third (mediant) note of any major scale in solmization

  Familiarity information: MI used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


MI (noun)


Sense 1MI [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

MI; myocardial infarct; myocardial infarction

Hypernyms ("MI" is a kind of...):

infarct; infarction (localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply)

Holonyms ("MI" is a part of...):

heart attack (a sudden severe instance of abnormal heart function)


Sense 2mi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A British unit of length equivalent to 1,853.18 meters (6,082 feet)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

nautical mile; naut mi; geographical mile; Admiralty mile; mi; mile

Hypernyms ("mi" is a kind of...):

nautical linear unit (a linear unit of distance used in navigation)


Sense 3mi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

international nautical mile; air mile; mile; naut mi; nautical mile; mi; knot

Hypernyms ("mi" is a kind of...):

nautical linear unit (a linear unit of distance used in navigation)


Sense 4mi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A unit of length equal to 1760 yards

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

land mile; mile; stat mi; statute mile; mi

Hypernyms ("mi" is a kind of...):

linear unit (a unit of measurement of length)

Meronyms (parts of "mi"):

440 yards; quarter mile (a unit of length equal to a quarter of 1 mile)

880 yards; half mile (a unit of length equal to half of 1 mile)

furlong (a unit of length equal to 220 yards)

Holonyms ("mi" is a part of...):

league (an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles))


Sense 5MI [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Great Lakes State; Wolverine State; Michigan; MI

Instance hypernyms:

American state (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "MI"):

Lower Peninsula (the part of northern Michigan between Lake Michigan and Lake Huron)

Upper Peninsula (the peninsula between Lake Superior and Lake Michigan that forms the northwestern part of Michigan)

Lake Saint Clair; Lake St. Clair (a lake between Ontario and Michigan; connected with Lake Huron and Lake Erie)

Grand River (a river in southern Michigan that flows northwest to empty into Lake Michigan)

Detroit River (a short river flowing from Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie along the border between the United States and Canada; one the busiest inland waterways in the world)

Traverse City (a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Michigan)

Monroe (a town of southeast Michigan on Lake Erie)

Marquette (a town on Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula in northwest Michigan)

capital of Michigan; Lansing (capital of the state of Michigan; located in southern Michigan on the Grand River)

Jackson (a town in south central Michigan)

Mackinac Bridge (a suspension bridge across the channel between the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan)

Isle Royal National Park (a national park on an island in Michigan; includes prehistoric iron mines)

Alpena (a town in northern Michigan on an arm of Lake Huron)

Ann Arbor (a city in southern Michigan near Detroit; site of the University of Michigan)

Detroit; Motor City; Motown (the largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor)

Flint (a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing)

Grand Rapids (a city in west central Michigan; noted for manufacturing furniture)

Houghton (a town in northwest Michigan on the Upper Peninsula)

Holonyms ("MI" is a part of...):

middle west; Midwest; midwestern United States (the north central region of the United States (sometimes called the heartland or the breadbasket of America))


Sense 6MI [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence on British territory

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Security Service; Military Intelligence Section 5; MI

Hypernyms ("MI" is a kind of...):

international intelligence agency (an intelligence agency outside the United States)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


Sense 7MI [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Military Intelligence Section 6; Secret Intelligence Service; MI

Hypernyms ("MI" is a kind of...):

international intelligence agency (an intelligence agency outside the United States)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


Sense 8mi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The syllable naming the third (mediant) note of any major scale in solmization

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("mi" is a kind of...):

solfa syllable (one of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization)


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