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- Used to form past participles of verbs. Alternative spelling of y-.
- A form of the prefix in-, used before gn, as in ignoble, ignominy, and ignore.
- Used to transform English words into words used by Rastafarians with a special meaning.
- Alluding to cutting-edge or fashionable digital devices and computer programs, especially those from Apple.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See y-.
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. delivered about 100 of its i- MiEV minicar since it started taking orders in October 2009.
By the time the i- prefix was fleshed out, Apple had transformed itself from a culty computer maker to a major religion.
According to Apple's ad agency, i- was meant to stand for "Internet," with overtones of "individual" and probably the first-person pronoun as well.