MIC

microphone, mike, mic

(noun) device for converting sound waves into electrical energy

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

mic (plural mics)

Alternative form of mike (“microphone”)

Verb

mic (third-person singular simple present mics, present participle mic'ing or micing, simple past and past participle mic'ed or miced)

Alternative form of mike

Anagrams

• CIM, CMI, ICM, IMC, MCI

Noun

MIC (countable and uncountable, plural MICs)

(chemistry) Abbreviation of methylisocyanate.

Initialism of minor in consumption. (of alcohol)

(military) Initialism of Military-Industrial Complex.

(microbiology, pharmacology) Initialism of minimum inhibitory concentration.

Proper noun

MIC

(geography) Abbreviation of Michoacán, A state in Mexico

(computing, Microsoft) Initialism of Microsoft Innovation Center.

(computing) Initialism of Message Integrity Check. (A technology that is employed to prevent an attacker from capturing data packets, altering them and resending them. The MIC provides a strong mathematical function in which the receiver and the transmitter each compute and then compare the MIC. If it does not match, the data is assumed to have been tampered with and the packet is dropped.)

Anagrams

• CIM, CMI, ICM, IMC, MCI

Source: Wiktionary



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