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  1. Abbreviation of Musical Instrument Digital Interface.
    MIDI channel number 10 is reserved for percussion.
    • 1987, Byte (volume 12, issues 10-11, page 126)
      The podules Acorn plans to release include network cards (for Econet and Ethernet), ROM cards containing application software, a MIDI (musical instrument digital interface) sound card, an extended I/O card, []


MIDI (plural MIDIs)

  1. (informal) A computerized music file in the MIDI format.
    • 1998, Judi N. Fernandez, WAVs, MIDIs & RealAudio: Enjoying Sound on Your Computer
      When you collect a group of MIDIs into an album, you can play them much like a CD, with repeat mode, random mode, and a programmed playlist.