(||Mi`tra`illeuse") n. [F., fr. mitrailler to fire grapeshot, fr. mitraille old iron, grapeshot, dim.
of OF. mite a mite.] (Mil.) A breech-loading machine gun consisting of a number of barrels fitted together,
so arranged that the barrels can be fired simultaneously, or successively, and rapidly.
(Mi"tral) a. [Cf. F. mitral. See Miter.] Pertaining to a miter; resembling a miter; as, the mitral
valve between the left auricle and left ventricle of the heart.
(Mi"tre) n. & v. See Miter.
(Mit"ri*form) a. [Miter + -form: cf. F. mitriforme.] Having the form of a miter, or a peaked
cap; as, a mitriform calyptra. Gray.
(Mitt) n. [Abbrev. fr. mitten.] A mitten; also, a covering for the wrist and hand and not for the
(Mit"ten) n. [OE. mitaine, meteyn, F. mitaine, perh. of Celtic origin; cf. Ir. miotog, Gael. miotag,
Ir. & Gael. mutan a muff, a thick glove. Cf. Mitt.]
1. A covering for the hand, worn to defend it from cold or injury. It differs from a glove in not having a
separate sheath for each finger. Chaucer.
2. A cover for the wrist and forearm.
To give the mitten to, to dismiss as a lover; to reject the suit of. [Colloq.] To handle without mittens,
to treat roughly; to handle without gloves. [Colloq.]
(Mit"tened) a. Covered with a mitten or mittens. "Mittened hands." Whittier.
(Mit"tent) a. [L. mittens, p. pr. of mittere to send.] Sending forth; emitting. [Obs.] Wiseman.
(||Mit"ti*mus) n. [L., we send, fr. mittere to send.] (Law) (a) A precept or warrant granted
by a justice for committing to prison a party charged with crime; a warrant of commitment to prison. Burrill.
(b) A writ for removing records from one court to another. Brande & C.
(Mit"tler's green`) (Chem.) A pigment of a green color, the chief constituent of which is
oxide of chromium.
(Mit"ty) n. The stormy petrel. [Prov. Eng.]
(Mi"tu) n. [Braz. mitu poranga.] (Zoöl.) A South American curassow of the genus Mitua.
(Mit"y) a. [From Mite.] Having, or abounding with, mites.
(Mix) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mixed (mikst) (less properly Mixt); p. pr. & vb. n. Mixing.] [AS. miscan; akin
to OHG. misken, G. mischen, Russ. mieshate, W. mysgu, Gael. measg, L. miscere, mixtum, Gr.
mi`sgein, migny`nai, Skr. miçra mixed. The English word has been influenced by L. miscere,
mixtum (cf. Mixture), and even the AS. miscan may have been borrowed fr. L. miscere. Cf. Admix,
Mash to bruise, Meddle.]
1. To cause a promiscuous interpenetration of the parts of, as of two or more substances with each
other, or of one substance with others; to unite or blend into one mass or compound, as by stirring together; to
mingle; to blend; as, to mix flour and salt; to mix wines.
Fair persuasions mixed with sugared words.Shak.