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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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Quirky, cute, stylish, economical, practical and innovative, Issigonis's car - originally dubbed both the Austin Se7en and the Morris Mini Minor - was a sensation.
My first car was a Mini Minor and I passed my test first time when I was 25 years old.
The five-race programme opens with a mini minor under-11 event over around1,000 metres with the main senior race commencing at 11.00.
The result was the Morris Mini Minor which was born on the August 26, 1959.
Issigonis - who was well known from his work with Morris Minor - went on to design the Austin Mini Seven and the Morris Mini Minor, which were released in 1959.
Tywyn & District Mini Minor Football League and the recently formed Dysynni Cycling Club have both benefited from Halo Foods under the Sportsmatch Cymru scheme.
Janet explains: "It is a 1960 Mini Minor - which the Mini was originally called - but it's a wreck that needs restored.
Stereo Beatles in your Mini Minor. The format did not totally catch on because a cassette was much less substantial than a long playing record that had the space for sleeve notes and illustrations.
The five-race programme opens with a Mini Minor under-11 event over approx 1,000 metres with the main senior race commencing at 11am.
The best designs will go on show later this year at a special Mini Exhibition at the BMW Museum in Munich.When the first classic Mini, made in the English midlands city of Birmingham, went on the market in 1959, few could have predicted its impact and longevity.Two models were presented to the public 55 years ago, which differed solely in their radiator grille, hub caps and paint finishes -- these were the Morris Mini Minor and the Austin Seven.Designer Alec Issigonis' concept was simple: lots of interior space combined with minimum exterior dimensions, four seats, low fuel consumption and a reasonable price.
For the Mini has touched so many of our lives in one way or another since its initial launch as either the Morris Mini Minor or Austin Seven way back in 1959.
Morris Mini Minor. It had around 60,000 on the clock and the bodywork rusted in the unlikeliest of places but it was fun to drive and parking was a breeze.