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mi·ni

(mi'nē),
1. A moderate-sized computer that can serve many users in a department, or one dedicated to a complex computational function such as computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging; smaller and slower than a mainframe, more complex and powerful than a personal computer.
2. A miniature nerve potential occurring when a single neurotransmitter vesicle's contents are released.
[It. miniatura, decoration of manuscripts, fr. L. minium, red lead]

MINI

Abbreviation for:
Mental Illness Needs Index

mini international neuropsychiatric interview

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MINI

A screening test to identify the possible presence of serious psychiatric illness in people, but esp. among prison inmates. The tests consists of 120 questions designed to identify 17 psychiatric disorders and is available in more than 40 languages.
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Longer and wider than any other MINI, the new MINI Clubman offers exceptional versatility.
The new and unique concept enabled customers to engage with MINI's world of comfort with MINI Connected, an innovative spectrum of in-car infotainment, communication and online functions, the statement adds.
Technical Specifications iPad Mini 2 iPad Mini 3 Screen Size 7.
In the new models MINI Cooper Countryman ALL4 and MINI Cooper Paceman ALL4, the all-wheel-drive system distributes the power of a 1.
The MINI brand currently consists of seven family members, the MINI, MINI Cabrio, MINI Clubman, MINI Countryman, MINI Coupe, MINI Roadster and MINI Paceman, all available in Cooper, Cooper S and John Cooper Works engine variants.
With customer service and performance at the forefront of the MINI experience, this is a fantastic achievement.
With MINI Financial Services, the customers will be able to avail attractive finance and insurance options.
MINI Motability Trainer is a Motability accredited dealership and currently has MINI's available with zero advance payment.
Mini Melts Ice Cream is produced using a flash-frozen, cryogenic process that produces ice cream at minus 280[degrees]F and then is kept at minus 40[degrees]F until served.
6 The Mini launched with the words "The only car that stands out is the Mini".
They were attracted to the Mini because of its features that promised both speed and accuracy.
Alongside the Mini GP will be the Mini One, Cooper and Cooper S' Mini One D' Mini One, Cooper and Cooper S Convertible' Mini One Seven, Mini Cooper Park Lane and Mini Cooper S Checkmate.