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Mi·di

 (mē-dē′)
The south of France.

MID·I

 (mĭd′ē)
n. pl. MID·Is
1. A standard for representing musical information in a digital format.
2. Software that conforms to this standard, used for composing and editing electronic music.

[M(usical) I(nstrument) D(igital) I(nterface).]

mid·i

 (mĭd′ē)
n. pl. mid·is
A dress, skirt, or coat of mid-calf length.

[Short for midiskirt, blend of mid and (min)iskirt.]
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midi

(ˈmɪdɪ)
adj
(Clothing & Fashion)
a. (of a skirt, coat, etc) reaching to below the knee or midcalf
b. (as noun): she wore her new midi.
[C20: from mid-; on the model of maxi and mini]

Midi

(French midi)
n
1. (Placename) the south of France
2. (Placename) Canal du Midi a canal in S France, extending from the River Garonne at Toulouse to the Mediterranean at Sète and providing a link between the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts: built between 1666 and 1681. Length: 181 km (150 miles)

MIDI

(ˈmɪdɪ)
n
(Music, other) (modifier) a generally accepted specification for the external control of electronic musical instruments: a MIDI synthesizer; a MIDI system.
[C20: from m(usical) i(nstrument) d(igital) i(nterface)]
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mid•i

(ˈmɪd i)

n., pl. mid•is.
2. a garment with a midiskirt, as a coat.
[1965–70; extracted from midiskirt]

Mi•di

(miˈdi)

n.
the south of France.
[< French: midday, south; Old French =mi- middle (< Latin medius; see mid1) + di day (< Latin)]

MIDI

(ˈmɪd i)
n.
Musical Instrument Digital Interface: a standard means of sending digitally encoded information about music between electronic devices, as between synthesizers and computers.
[1980–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.midi - the southern part of FranceMidi - the southern part of France    
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
2.midi - a standard protocol for communication between electronic musical instruments and computersMIDI - a standard protocol for communication between electronic musical instruments and computers
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
Adj.1.midi - used of women's clothing having a hemline at mid-calfmidi - used of women's clothing having a hemline at mid-calf; "midiskirts"; "wore her dresses midi length"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
maxi - used of women's clothing having a hemline at the ankle; "wanted a maxi-length coat"; "a maxidress"
mini - used of women's clothing; very short with hemline above the knee; "a mini dress"; "miniskirts"
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Translations

midi

[ˈmɪdɪ]
A. ADJ midi hi-fi; midi systemminicadena f
B. N = midiskirt
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MIDI

abbr of musical instrument digital interface
nMidi-System ntor -Anlage f
adjMidi-

midi (system)

nMidi-System ntor -Anlage f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Vankayalapati, "Iterative method for nonlinear FM synthesis of radar signals," IEEE Transaction on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol.
With its state-of-the-art sound labs and large laptop orchestra, this historical birthplace of digital FM Synthesis, the science behind the quintessentially '80s sound of the Yamaha DX7 synthesizer, is the perfect destination for someone moved by the unsung humanity of computers.
Stefania Serafin's catalog of the "Computer generation and manipulation of sounds" is, doubtless, a perfectly adequate description of the various techniques of additive synthesis, FM synthesis, granular manipulation, and the spectral and physical modelling of sounds.