[mis-ter] /ˈmɪs tər/
[mes-erz] /ˈmɛs ərz/ (Show IPA)
mister: a title of respect prefixed to a man’s name or position:
Mr. Lawson; Mr. President.
a title prefixed to a mock surname that is used to represent possession of a particular attribute, identity, etc., especially in an idealized or excessive way:
Mr. Democrat; Mr. Perfect; Mr. Macho.
noun (pl) Messrs (ˈmɛsəz)
a title used before a man’s name or names or before some office that he holds: Mr Jones, Mr President
(in military contexts) a title used in addressing a warrant officer, officer cadet, or junior naval officer
a title placed before the surname of a surgeon
(in Britain) Master of the Rolls
mid-15c., abbreviation of master (n.); also see mister. Used from 1814 with a following noun or adjective, to denote “the exemplar or embodiment of that quality” (e.g. Mr. Right “the only man a woman wishes to marry,” 1826; Mr. Fix-It, 1912; Mr. Big, 1940). The plural Messrs. (1779) is an abbreviation of French messieurs, plural of monsieur, used in English to supply the plural of Mr., which is lacking.
The country code for Mauritania.
mister (Used as a courtesy title for a man)
1. Moral Re-Armament. abbreviation 1. magnetic resonance 2. Moral Rearmament minimum retirement age
[em-rey-dee-ey-shuh n] /ˈɛmˌreɪ diˌeɪ ʃən/ noun, Physics. 1. See under . [em-lahyn] /ˈɛmˌlaɪn/ noun, Physics. 1. one of a series of lines (M-series) in the x-ray spectrum of an atom corresponding to radiation (M-radiation) caused by the transition of an electron to the M-shell.
Mental Retardation Association of America