[mahyld] /maɪld/ adjective, milder, mildest. 1. amiably gentle or temperate in feeling or behavior toward others. 2. characterized by or showing such gentleness, as manners or speech: a mild voice. 3. not cold, severe, or extreme, as air or weather: mild breezes. 4. not sharp, pungent, or strong: a mild flavor. 5. not acute or […]
[mil-drid] /ˈmɪl drɪd/ noun 1. a female given name: from Old English words meaning “mild” and “strength.”. fem. proper name, Old English Mildðryð, from milde “mild” (see mild) + ðryð “power, strength.” A popular name in the Middle Ages through fame of St. Mildred (obit c. 700), abbess, daughter of a Mercian king and a […]
noun, Pharmacology. 1. a compound of silver and a protein, applied to mucous membranes as a mild antiseptic.
[mahyl] /maɪl/ noun 1. Also called statute mile. a unit of distance on land in English-speaking countries equal to 5280 feet, or 1760 yards (1.609 kilometers). 2. . 3. . 4. any of various other units of distance or length at different periods and in different countries. Compare . 5. a notable distance or margin: […]