Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A skirt or coat of mid-calf length.

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  • adj. Having a hemline at mid-calf length.
  • n. A coat or skirt having such a hemline.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the southern part of France
  • n. a standard protocol for communication between electronic musical instruments and computers
  • adj. used of women's clothing having a hemline at mid-calf

Etymologies

Short for midiskirt, blend of mid1 and (min)iskirt.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • His midi is crazy-chic, austere, graceful and non-flashy.

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  • Google should have streamed Walter/Wendy Carlos '"The Shining" in midi format and dropped the background to black.

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  • He is often confused or inaccurate about the details of science fiction televisions shows and films he mentions – he seems unaware that the new Battlestar Galactica is neither a continuation nor a remake of the earlier series from the late 70s (p.168), and he calls the midi-chlorians from Star Wars “midi-chlorines” (p.184).

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  • This case is really no different, as we've got an J-Pop that intro which has a breed of synth that really recalls midi-themes from the days of the SNES, followed by an outro that covers … Frank Sinatra?!

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  • I'd like to have autohotkey copy the certain cells and paste them into another program I use, called midi-ox,

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  • Adding controls to your oscillator patch, such as midi data inputs and a master gain

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  • The length of lens covering is slightly shorter making it more ideal for those users with 'midi' zooms (eg a 70-300 type).

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  • Try to explain the significance of this remark to people outside the beltway and their eyes would glaze over like you were elaborating on the relationship between midi-chlorians and force sensitivity to a first date.

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  • When I use midi performances I have to use all sorts of parameter controls just to get it even close to what a live group sounds like when they play, or just even a live soloist play.

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  • I use a software that shows all the notes of any midi song in a keyboard grid so is easier to read music without know how to read sheet music.

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