miction mic·tion (mĭk’shən)
[mik-chuh-reyt] /ˈmɪk tʃəˌreɪt/ verb (used without object), micturated, micturating. 1. to pass urine; urinate. /ˈmɪktjʊˌreɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive) a less common word for urinate v. “urinate,” by 1842, from micturition; malformed and with an erroneous sense; condemned from its birth. micturate mic·tu·rate (mĭk’chə-rāt’, mĭk’tə-) v. mic·tu·rat·ed, mic·tu·rat·ing, mic·tu·rates To urinate.
[mik-chuh-rish-uh n] /ˌmɪk tʃəˈrɪʃ ən/ noun 1. the act of passing urine; urination. n. 1725, “the need very badly to urinate,” from Latin micturitum, from past participle of micturire “to desire to urinate,” desiderative of mingere “to urinate,” from PIE *meigh- “to urinate” (cf. Sanskrit mehati “urinates;” Avestan maezaiti “urinates;” Greek omeikhein “to urinate;” Armenian […]
[mid] /mɪd/ adjective 1. being at or near the middle point of: in mid autumn. 2. being or occupying a middle place or position: in the mid nineties of the last century. 3. Phonetics. (of a vowel) articulated with an opening above the tongue relatively intermediate between those for high and low: the vowels of […]
[mid-af-ter-noon, -ahf-] /ˈmɪdˌæf tərˈnun, -ˌɑf-/ noun 1. the part of the centering approximately on three o’clock; the period approximately halfway between noon and sunset. adjective 2. occurring in or pertaining to midafternoon: a midafternoon nap.