mike

1 [mahyk]
noun
1.
Also, mic. Informal. a microphone.
verb (used with object), miked, miking.
2.
Informal. to supply or amplify with one or more microphones; attach a microphone to: to mike a singer.
verb (used without object), miked, miking.
3.
Informal. to use or position a microphone: to mike properly when recording a singer.

Origin:
by shortening and respelling

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mike

2 [mahyk]
noun
a forklike support for a light cannon on a sailing ship.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; perhaps < Middle Dutch micke forked instrument

mike

3 [mahyk] British Slang.
noun
1.
loafing; idling.
verb (used without object), miked, miking.
2.
to loaf.

Origin:
1815–25; origin uncertain

mike

4 [mahyk]
noun
1.
micrometer1 ( def 2 ).
verb (used with object), miked, miking.
2.
to measure with a micrometer.

Origin:
by shortening and respelling of micrometer

Mike

[mahyk]
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Michael.
2.
(lowercase) a word used in communications to represent the letter M.

Mansfield

[manz-feeld]
noun
1.
Katherine (Kathleen Beauchamp Murry) 1888–1923, English short-story writer.
2.
Michael Joseph ("Mike") 1903–2001, U.S. politician: senator 1953–77.
3.
Richard, 1857–1907, U.S. actor, born in Germany.
4.
a mountain in N Vermont: highest peak of the Green Mountains, 4393 feet (1339 meters).
5.
a city in W Nottinghamshire, in central England.
6.
a city in N Ohio.
7.
a town in N Connecticut.
8.
a town in SE Massachusetts.

Schmidt

[shmit]
noun
1.
Helmut (Heinrich Waldemar) [hel-moot hahyn-rik vahl-duh-mahr; German hel-moot hahyn-rikh vahl-duh-mahr] , born 1918, West German political leader: chancellor 1974–82.
2.
Michael Jack ("Mike") born 1949, U.S. baseball player.

Tyson

[tahy-suhn]
noun
Michael Gerald ("Mike"; "Iron Mike") born 1966, U.S. boxer.
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Mansfield1 (ˈmænsˌfiːld)
 
n
a town in central England, in W Nottinghamshire: former coal-mining and cotton-textiles industries. Pop: 69 987 (2001)

Mansfield2 (ˈmænsˌfiːld)
 
n
Katherine, real name Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp. 1888-- 1923, British writer, born in New Zealand, noted for her short stories, such as those in Bliss (1920) and The Garden Party (1922)

mike (maɪk)
 
n
informal short for microphone See also mike up

Mike (maɪk)
 
n
communications a code word for the letter m

Schmidt (ʃmɪt)
 
n
Helmut (Heinrich Waldemar) (ˈhɛlmuːt). born 1918, German Social Democrat statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1974--82)

Tyson (ˈtaɪsən)
 
n
Mike. born 1966, US boxer. World heavyweight champion (1986--90, and 1996): jailed for rape (1992--95) and assault (1999); banned from professional boxing (1997--98) after biting off part of his opponent's ear

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Schmidt
type of astronomical telescope lens used for photography, 1939, from Estonian-born Ger. optician Bernhard Voldemar Schmidt (1879-1935), who invented it.
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Example sentences
Mike and his team were tasked with recovering the agent's body.
Mike's does not serve fancy-pants, celebrity-chef chili.
They cleared the set for me, and a furry boom mike was hoisted above my head.
Mike brown set out to expand the galaxy, not shrink it.
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