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mime / mīm/ • n. 1. the theatrical technique of suggesting action, character, or emotion without words, using only gesture, expression, and movement. ∎  a theatrical performance or part of a performance using such a technique. ∎  an action or set of actions intended to convey the idea of another action or an idea or feeling: he performed a brief mime of someone fencing. ∎  a practitioner of mime or a performer in a mime. 2. (in ancient Greece and Rome) a simple farcical drama including mimicry. • v. [tr.] use gesture and movement without words in the acting of (a play or role). ∎  convey an impression of (an idea or feeling) by gesture and movement, without using words; mimic (an action or set of actions) in this way: he stands up and mimes throwing a spear. DERIVATIVES: mim·er n.

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mime jester, buffoon; farcical drama of the Greeks and Romans. XVII. — L. mīmus — Gr. mîmos imitator, actor.
Hence vb. XVII. So mimeograph stencil device. XIX. irreg. f. Gr. mīméomai I imitate. mimetic pert. to imitation or mimicry. XVII. — Gr. mīmētikós. mimic pert. to a mime or buffoon; imitative; sb. burlesque performer; imitator XVI. — L. mīmicus — Gr. mīmikós. Hence mimic vb., mimicry XVII.

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MIME / mīm; ˈem ˈī ˈem ˈē/ • n. Comput. a standard for formatting files of different types, such as text, graphics, or audio, so they can be sent over the Internet and seen or played by a Web browser or e-mail application.

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MIME

MIME Acronym for multipurpose Internet messaging extensions. A system designed to support the encoding of information other than straightforward text, such as digitized audio or video signals, so as to allow the signals to be transferred as the contents of e-mail messages.

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mime In drama, the communication of mood, story and idea through the use of gestures, movements and facial expressions, without speech. It derives from Greek and Roman traditions.

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mime. Acting in dumb-show (or the actor in such) sometimes acc. by mus.

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Mime

Mime. The Nibelung dwarf, brother of Alberich, who rears Siegfried in Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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mi, me2 (mus.) third note of the scale in solmization. XVI. See UT.

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mime: see pantomime.

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MIME

MIME (maɪm) multimedia Internet mail extension
• multipurpose Internet messaging extension

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