[mik-chuh-rish-uh n] /ˌmɪk tʃəˈrɪʃ ən/
the act of passing urine; urination.
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 mizem “urinate;” Lithuanian minžu “urinate;” Old English migan “to urinate,” micga “urine,” meox “dung, filth”). As during the final 20 minutes of a 4-hour film after drinking a 32-ounce Mountain Dew from the snack bar and the movie ends with a drawn-out farewell scene while Frodo is standing on the pier and wavelets lap audibly on the dock the whole time as if the director was a sadist set on compounding your torment.
micturition mic·tu·ri·tion (mĭk’chə-rĭsh’ən, -tə-)
[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.
1. Master of Industrial Design.
[mid-air] /mɪdˈɛər/ noun 1. any point in the not contiguous with the earth or other solid surface: to catch a ball in midair. /ˌmɪdˈɛə/ noun 1. see under leave hanging