Miranda is a fictional character from the Eighth Doctor Adventures novel series published by BBC Books; based upon the British science fiction television series, Doctor Who. She was, for a time, the adopted daughter and companion of the Eighth Doctor. Although her last name is never mentioned, some stories imply that Miranda's surname might indeed be "Who" (see also "Doctor who?").
Miranda is a 2002 movie staring Christina Ricci, Kyle Mac Lachlan, John Simm, John Hurt, Tamsin Greig and Julian Rhind-Tutt. This movie is hard to classify, having elements of a comedy, a romance and a thriller.
warning A advisory statement about the rights of suspects that police must read to suspects in custody before questioning them. The Supreme Court first required this statement in its Miranda v. Arizona decision in 1966.
Rule defined by the United States Supreme Court based in the 5th and 6th Amendments of the United States Constitution; Prior to any custodial interrogation (that is, questioning initiated by law enforcement officers after a person is taken into custody or otherwise deprived of his freedom in any significant way) the person must be warned: 1. That he has a right to remain silent; 2. That any statement he does make may be used as evidence against him; 3. That he has a right to the presence of an attorney; 4. THat if he cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for hime prior to any questioning if he so desires.
Miranda was an album released in December 1983 by Icelandic band Tappi TÃkarrass, which was led by singer BjÃ¶rk GuÃ°mundsdÃ³ttir. With Miranda the band switched their music style to disco music, pop melodies and mellow songs counteracting their previous punkish EP, BÃtiÃ° Fast Ã VÃtiÃ° in 1982. Also in this album, vocalist EyÃ¾Ã³r Ãrnalds was replaced in most of the songs, performing only two tracks: the title song and another version called â€œMÃ½rin Andarâ€.
Miranda is a non-strict purely functional programming language developed by Professor David Turner as a successor to his earlier programming languages SASL and KRC, using some concepts from ML and Hope. Marketed by Research Software Ltd. of England, of which the word 'Miranda' is a trademark, it was the first purely functional language to be intended for use as a commercial tool rather than for academic purposes.