mica mica  /ˈmaɪ kə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity

Usage(s):

  1. The explosive readily fractures the mica which binds the garnets together and sends the stones flying.
  2. A duralumin diaphragm is substituted for the mica one; the motor is perfectly soundless; its range is five and a half octaves, an increase of two and a half.
  3. On 20 square inches of mica were 3,000,000 dots of photosensitive material.

News

  1. NSA leaker's girlfriend posts about her shock, goes silent

    MICA graduate Lindsay Mills is from Laurel They don't make many power couples like this: He's a self-proclaimed whistle blower, the focus of international headlines and Obama administration ire. She describes herself as a "world-traveling, pole-dancing super hero."        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  2. NSA leaker Snowden's girlfriend posts about her shock, goes silent

    MICA graduate Lindsay Mills is from Laurel MICA graduate Lindsay Mills, who is from Laurel, describes herself as a "world-traveling, pole-dancing super hero."        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. Opening statements to begin Monday for Mica Martinez trial

    Opening statements are expected Monday morning in Mica Martinez's double murder trial.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls

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