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Definition of mica noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mica

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmaɪkə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪkə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a clear mineral that splits easily into thin flat layers and is used to make electrical equipment Word Origin early 18th cent.: from Latin, literally ‘crumb’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mica