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[mik-mak] /ˈmɪk mæk/ noun, plural Micmacs (especially collectively) Micmac for 1. 1. a member of a North American Indian people now living mostly in Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. 2. the Algonquian language of these people. /ˈmɪkmæk/ noun 1. (pl) -macs, -mac. a member of a North American Indian people formerly […]
1. magnetic ink character recognition: a technique for reading and processing data printed with ink that contains magnetic particles: used especially in sorting bank checks automatically. 1. a combining form with the meanings “small” (microcosm; microgamete), “very small in comparison with others of its kind” (microcassette; microlith), “too small to be seen by the unaided […]
[mahy-kruh] /ˈmaɪ krə/ noun 1. a plural of . [mahy-kron] /ˈmaɪ krɒn/ noun, plural microns, micra [mahy-kruh] /ˈmaɪ krə/ (Show IPA) 1. Also called micrometer. the millionth part of a meter. Symbol: μ, mu. 2. Physical Chemistry. a colloidal particle whose diameter is between 0.2 and 10 microns. 3. Physics. a very small unit of […]
micracoustic mi·cra·cous·tic or mi·cro·cous·tic (mī’krə-kōō’stĭk) adj.