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English noun: MI

1. MI (state) destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle


Synonymsmyocardial infarct, myocardial infarction


Broader (hypernym)infarct, infarction


Part meronymheart attack

2. mi (quantity) a former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile


SynonymsAdmiralty mile, geographical mile, mile, naut mi, nautical mile


Broader (hypernym)nautical linear unit

3. mi (quantity) a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude


Synonymsair mile, international nautical mile, knot, mile, naut mi, nautical mile


Broader (hypernym)nautical linear unit

4. mi (quantity) a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters


Synonymsinternational mile, land mile, mile, stat mi, statute mile


Broader (hypernym)linear measure, linear unit


Part holonym440 yards, 880 yards, furlong, half mile, quarter mile


Part meronymleague

5. MI (location) a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region


SynonymsGreat Lakes State, Michigan, Wolverine State


Instance hypernymAmerican state


Part holonymAlpena, Ann Arbor, capital of Michigan, Detroit, Detroit River, Flint, Grand Rapids, Grand River, Houghton, Isle Royal National Park, Jackson, Lake Saint Clair, Lake St. Clair, Lansing, Lower Peninsula, Mackinac Bridge, Marquette, Monroe, Motor City, Motown, Traverse City, Upper Peninsula


Part meronymAmerica, middle west, Midwest, midwestern United States, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

6. MI (group) the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence on British territory


SynonymsMilitary Intelligence Section 5, Security Service


Broader (hypernym)international intelligence agency


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

7. MI (group) the government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas


SynonymsMilitary Intelligence Section 6, Secret Intelligence Service


Broader (hypernym)international intelligence agency


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

8. mi (communication) the syllable naming the third (mediant) note of any major scale in solmization


Broader (hypernym)solfa syllable









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