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drop the mic

1. To dramatically drop one's microphone (or, often, to mimic such a motion) after a particularly decisive or impressive performance, action, or statement. Did you see him drop the mic after that rap battle?
2. By extension, to perform a decisive or impressive action. Dude just dropped the mic with that dunk!
See also: drop, mic

mic drop

1. verb To dramatically drop one's microphone (or, often, to mimic such a motion) after a particularly decisive or impressive performance, action, or statement. Did you see him mic drop after that rap battle?
2. noun A decisive or impressive statement or action. You were so confident during your presentation that the last slide was like, boom, mic drop! I think the partners were very impressed. That dunk was the mic drop that ended the series.
See also: drop, mic

mic up

informal To fit a portable microphone to a person or thing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "mic" and "up." I still need to mic up the guests before we begin the interview. I don't like it when musicals mic the actors up. It's just really distracting to see. It turns out the police had mic'd up the company's office to record evidence of their illegal dealings.
See also: mic, up
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In the long run, we are exploring the feasibility of setting up local MiC manufacturing facilities.
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Impacted maxillary canine is considered 2nd most impaction after third molars.9,10 MIC is rare clinical situation in orthodontics and is reported to be in the range of less than twice to 20 times less than maxillary canine impaction.11-13 The etiology of MIC include both genetic and environment factors.12 MIC can labially or lingually displaced and some times transmigrated.
where did you put the bacon?" Mic was heard repeatedly asking the employee.
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The Multinational Interoperability Council (MIC), led by senior operators of the member nations, focuses on understanding and addressing contemporary strategic and operational challenges and risks.
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