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Michelangelo an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet; Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564).
Michigan a north central U.S. state bordered by four of the Great Lakes. (abbr.: MI) [2 definitions]
mick (offensive slang) an Irish person.
Mickey Mouse1 animated mouse character created in 1928 by U.S. cartoonist, Walt Disney. [3 definitions]
Mickey Mouse2 an animated animal character created in the 1920s and known worldwide.
Micmac a member of an American Indian people of Canada's Maritime Provinces. [2 definitions]
micra a plural form of micron.
micro- very small; minute. [3 definitions]
microbe any microscopic life form, esp. considered as a cause of infection or disease.
microbiology the branch of biology dealing with viruses and one-celled organisms such as bacteria and protozoans.
microbus a small buslike van or station wagon.
microcephalic having an abnormally small skull and braincase.
microcephaly the condition of having an abnormally small skull and braincase.
microchemistry chemistry dealing with very small or microscopic quantities or objects.
microchip a tiny, usu. silicon, plate of semiconducting material, holding a complicated, electronic, integrated circuit, as in computers.
microcircuit a miniature electronic circuit, usu. integrated with insulating material as on a silicon chip.
microclimate the climate of a small, specific, or partial area rather than that of the whole, as of a city or greenhouse. (Cf. macroclimate.)
microcline a lustrous feldspar mineral that occurs in various colors and is used in making porcelain.
micrococcus any of various rounded or oval-shaped bacteria that appear in irregular clusters and survive on dead or living organic matter.
microcomputer a small computer built with miniaturized components and used for applications that have a limited scope, such as small business and home computing and word processing. (See minicomputer.)
microcopy a photographic copy of printed or graphic matter that is very greatly reduced, usu. to facilitate storage.