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mezereum a low flowering shrub, native to Europe and Asia, that bears fragrant pinkish purple flowers early in spring. [2 definitions]
mezuzah a small case containing a piece of parchment inscribed with Biblical passages, that is traditionally attached to the doorpost of a Jewish home.
mezzanine a low-storied floor located in between two full floors of a building, sometimes serving as a balcony. [2 definitions]
mezzo in music, medium; moderate (usu. used in combination). [3 definitions]
mezzo-relievo sculptural relief in which the work projects about halfway from the background.
mezzo-soprano a voice range higher than contralto and lower than soprano. [2 definitions]
mezzotint a method of engraving on roughened copper or steel by scraping and polishing areas to produce effects of light and shade. [3 definitions]
mfg. abbreviation of "manufacturing," the production of goods on a mass scale.
mfr. abbreviation of "manufacturer," one who makes things by machine, esp. a company that produces items in mass quantities.
Mg symbol of the chemical element magnesium.
mg abbreviation of "milligram," or "milligrams," a unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a gram or 0.0154 grain.
mgr. abbreviation of "manager."
mho a unit of electrical conductance reciprocal to the ohm.
MHz abbreviation of "megahertz," a unit of frequency equal to one million cycles per second or one million hertz.
MI abbreviation of "Michigan," a north central U.S. state bordered by four of the Great Lakes.
mi in music, the syllable that denotes the third tone of the diatonic scale. (See sol-fa.) [2 definitions]
mi. abbreviation of "mile," or "miles."
MIA abbreviation of "missing in action."
Mia Hamm U.S. professional soccer player and Olympic gold medalist, who at the age of 19 became the youngest woman to win a World Cup championship; born Mariel Margaret Hamm (b.1972).
miaow variant of meow.
miasma a thick, obscuring vapor. [3 definitions]