the syllable used for the third tone of a diatonic scale.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone E.
Compare (def 1).
Michigan (approved especially for use with zip code).
minimally invasive; minimal invasive.
(music) (in tonic sol-fa) the third degree of any major scale; mediant
Abbreviation of mile
1. Military Intelligence. 2. Mounted Infantry.
[em-ahy-fahyv] /ˈɛmˌaɪˈfaɪv/ noun, (in Great Britain) 1. the government’s security and counterespionage service that works in liaison with Scotland Yard’s Special Branch. abbreviation 1. Military Intelligence, section five; a former official and present-day popular name for the counterintelligence agency of the British Government 1939, from abbreviation of Military Intelligence, followed by the department number.
[em-ahy-siks] /ˈɛmˌaɪˈsɪks/ noun, (in Great Britain) 1. the government’s secret intelligence service. abbreviation 1. Military Intelligence, section six; a former official and present-day popular name for the intelligence and espionage agency of the British Government
plural MIA’s, MIAs for 2. 1. missing in action. 2. a soldier declared missing in action. 1. Master of International Affairs. 2. Military. missing in action. abbreviation 1. (military, mainly US) missing in action: officially unaccounted for following combat 2. (in Australia) Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area also m.i.a., initialism of missing in action, attested from 1919 […]