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Definition of Mac

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raincoat, slicker (British slang)
brand of personal computer that has a unique graphical operating system (manufactured by Apple Computer)
first name
guy, fellow (British slang); raincoat
common prefix for Irish and Scottish surnames
one of two books in the Apocrypha and the Septuagint that tells the story of the Jewish people during the Maccabean dynasty
Mac Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

A prefix, in names of Scotch origin, signifying son.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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\mac\ (?). [gael., son.] a prefix, in names of scotch origin, signifying son.
n : (british) a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric [syn: macintosh, mackintosh, mack]

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 project mac 
 mac os 
 mac address 
Queen's English - American English Glossary
Steve Stone
Irish Gaelic words and phrases
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
cóta báistí
Australian Slang
strong desire to eat food from a McDonald's Family Restaurant
English Slang Dictionary v1.2
see da beefy mac
WordNet 2.0

1. a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
(synonym) macintosh, mackintosh, mack
(hypernym) raincoat, waterproof
(hyponym) oilskin, slicker
(substance-meronym) mackintosh, macintosh
(classification) United Kingdom, UK, Great Britain, GB, Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mac Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
NCTS Glossary v.1.0
Message Authentication Code (NCTS); Medium Access Control
European Central Bank Glossary
See Message Authentication Code (MAC)    
A hash algorithm parameterised with a key to generate a number which is attached to the message and used to authenticate it and guarantee the integrity of the data transmitted.
Copyright © 2006, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. This information may be obtained free of charge through the ECB's website.
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Owns and operates card and coin-operated laundry equipment in multiple housing facilities such as apartment buildings, colleges and universities and public housing complexes; Distributes, leases and services coommercial laundry equipment; Supplies combination refrigerator/freezer/microwave ovens to multiple housing facilities; And provides
Mac Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
European Defence Agency Acronyms
Maximal Allowed Concentration
© 2005-2008 European Defence Agency. ( About )
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
Mortuary Affairs Center
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Military Abbreviations
NATO Acronyms
Military Advice Coordinator
International Relations and Security Acronyms
Military Airlift Command (now AMC)
Mac Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Hill Associates Acronym List
Media Access Control (IEEE 802) 
Medium Access Control (protocol layering context)
Telecommunication Standard Terms
Abbreviation for medium access control . See medium access control sublayer .
Telecom Terms
Medium Access Control (IEEE 802)
Yigal's 3G abbreviations
Medium Access Control
Oil and Gas Field Glossary
Multipole Array Acoustilog
If properly cared for, the Macaw can live 40 to 90 years depending on the species. The Macaw is clever and can be taught to do simple tricks and sometimes fairly complex ones. They love having their cheeks rubbed and their necks scratched. Although they are capable of limited speech, macaws are not great talkers. The words or phrases that they utter are usually quite loud and sometimes distorted. As with many large birds, Macaws are gentle and confident even when handled by stranger. Macaws make friendly, clever pets. Respectful treatment is recommend, as their beaks are extremely powerful. Macaws tend to bond with one person or territory and need to a great deal of socialization and stimulation
to stay a happy, healthy member of your family.
A macaw should eat a staple diet of fresh pellet formula or a fortified parrot seed diet. Pelleted diets are recommended because each pellet contains balanced nutrition. Besides a variety of pellet or a
seed mix diet, offer chopped dark green and yellow vegetables and a variety of fresh fruits in addition to a protein source like mature legumes, hard cooked chopped egg, and grated cheese. Avoid the following foods: Iceberg lettuce, and cabbage, (these can cause severe diarrhea); caffeine (contained in chocolate and soda); avocado and parsley, (these can be poisonous). Raisins and bananas should be given in moderation (these can cause constipation). Remove fresh fruits and vegetables within 2 hours of offering to prevent spoilage. If the bird gets too much liquid from the fresh fruits and vegetables, the droppings could become runny and discolored. Stop the fresh fruits and vegetables for a day to see if this is the reason. Birds require fresh water each day. Wash and rinse their water cup out thoroughly prior to adding fresh water to reduce bacteria growth. Powdered vitamins (only necessary if on a seed diet) can be lightly sprinkled on the fresh food, but putting it in the water can encourage bacterial growth.
When choosing a cage for your bird, remember width is more beneficial to the bird than height. Macaws should be able to stretch their wings and still have room for a variety of toys without hitting them, therefore, they larger the cage the better. Ideally, the cage for a macaw should measure a minimum of 24" length by 48" high and 36" wide. Perches are an essential part of the cages and should be chosen to suit the feet of the bird. A variety of perch sizes, shapes, and diameters will help exercise the bird's feet and toes. Place perches strategically to prevent droppings from contaminating water and food dishes and to prevent the tail from hanging in dishes or on the floor. A variety of toys, such as bells and wooden blocks in the bird's cage, these will assist you in entertaining your bird. Be sure that when choosing toys, they be intended for a large parrot and not for something small for cockatiels or parakeets. Always have a cuttlebone or mineral block available to supply calcium and prevent beak overgrowth. To aid the bird in keeping itself clean, we recommend lightly misting it with warm tepid water on a weekly basis. Place your bird's cage below eye-level in a bright area free from drafts and direct sunlight.
Mean Aerodynamic Chord
Abbreviation Airbus A340
Mean Aerodynamic Chord
ICAO Airlines Codes
Malta Air Charter Luqa Malta
GSM abbreviations
Medium Access Control
Country Data Codes
Macau (ISO 3166)
Mac Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
ATM Forum
Media Access Control: IEEE specifications for the lower half of the data link layer (layer 2) that defines topology dependent access control protocols for IEEE LAN specifications.
Computer Abbreviations v1.5
MacPaint Bitmap Graphic
Macro (various)
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Multiply ACcumulate
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MacPaint (file name extension) +
Glossary of the European Information Society
TV transmission system, pioneered in the UK in the early 1980s, in which the colour signals are time division multiplexed, thus, interference between chrominance and luminance does not occur as in PAL. In the D2-MAC version, sound is carried as digital data sent in a duobinary form (hence the "D" letter) at 10.125 Mbits/s.
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Jensen's Technology Glossary
An abbreviation of the popular Macintosh computers manufactured and sold by Apple Corporation. These computers contain what is called the Macintosh Operating System that will only run software written for that processor. A decade of the revolution in GUI and hypermedia Mac computing is celebrated in a book by Levy (1994) that is given an extensive review in Time Magazine, January 31, 1994, pp. 93-94. Although software can be added so that Mac computers will run (in emulation form) many DOS and Windows programs (slowly), the PC computers cannot as a rule run Mac programs. Differences between Mac and PC operating systems have led to constant frustrations for authors since there is no single standard for authoring materials that can be used across the computer market. This is especially frustrating for authors of CD-ROM learning and entertainment materials. Mac computers took an early lead in graphics computing and menu-driven operating systems emulated later in Windows and OS/2 operating systems. A drawback for hypermedia developers, however, has been market share. Apple Corporation has less than 5% of the worldwide desktop computer market and has lost much of its competitive lead in graphics and hypermedia computing. In 1994, Apple's disturbing declines in market share, even after PowerMacs were introduced, led Apple Corporation to the first-time licensing of its operating system to other hardware manufacturers, notably IBM which will undertake a new joint venture to produce a new computer running forthcoming versions of the Mac operating system. Analysts, however, are skeptical that Apple's licensing agreements may be too little too late to stop the market share momentum of Windows 95 and Windows 2000. Apple also has videotape rendering workstations known as AV or Mac Video Computers. Video options from Apple Corporation are reviewed in Birkmaier (1993), Torres (1993), and Tuckerman (1993). Apple's hopes are riding heavily upon the evolution of a new operating system called Rhapsody that is a revolutinary operating system based upon NEXTStep technology. (See also AIF, QuickTime, Dry camera, Bus, Amiga, Mozart, Copeland, Gershwin, SGI, SUN, PC, PowerPC, GUI, NEXTStep, Operating system, , and Apple AV)

Apple Corporation's operating system for its Mac OS X servers is called "Darwin."  Apple announced that it will make the Darwin source code available to developers.  It is a variant of UNIX.

Internetworking Terms
See: Media Access Control
The lower portion of the datalink layer. The MAC differs for various physical media. See also: MAC Address, Ethernet, Logical Link Control, token ring.
Steve's Digicams Digital Camera Dictionary
Refers to the Macintosh type of computers
Mac Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Mac or MAC may refer to:

  • Martin's Air Charter, now Martinair
  • Mean Aerodynamic Chord
  • Merchant aircraft carrier, used during World War II by Britain and the Netherlands
  • Metropolitan Airports Commission, the operator of airports in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area
  • Military Airlift Command, the predecessor of the Air Mobility Command of the United States Air Force

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The Macintosh Plus computer is the third model in the Macintosh line, introduced on January 16, 1986, two years after the original Macintosh and a little more than a year after the Macintosh 512K, with a price tag of US$2599. As an evolutionary improvement over the 512K, it shipped with 1 MB of RAM standard, expandable to 4 MB, and an external SCSI peripheral bus, among smaller improvements. It originally had the same generally beige-colored case as the original Macintosh ("Pantone 453"), but in 1987, the case color was changed to the long-lived, warm gray "Platinum" color. It is the earliest Macintosh model able to run System 7 OS.

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MobileMe (formerly .Mac and iTools) was a subscription-based collection of online services and software offered by Apple Inc. All services were being gradually transitioned and replaced by iCloud and the service ceased as of June 30, 2012, with transfers to iCloud available until July 31, 2012. Afterwards, all data was deleted, and the email addresses of accounts not transferred to iCloud were marked as unused.

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Mac Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Scotch Whisky by SDA v.4.20
Old Mac, Standard Scotch Blended Whisky
By: Kyndal International Ltd. - Whyte & Mackay Distillers (Glasgow, Scotland)
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
Mobile Air Conditioner
Mac Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
TUPAC SHAKUR Rap Dictionary V.2.0
Mackinley Phipps
Mac Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
Maximum Acceptable Concentration or Maximum Allowable Concentration
Maximum Allowable Concentration. A recommendation for the highest level for long-term exposure to a chemical which will not produce adverse effect.
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Aids Glossary
abbreviation,  mycobacterium avium complex. a disease caused by a dust particles. Symptoms include weight loss, fatigue, and fever. MAC is considered an AIDS-defining condition in the United States.
a disease caused by Mycobacterium avium or Mycobacterium intracellulare (sometimes referred to as Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare or MAI), bacteria found in soil and water. In immunosuppressed persons, the bacteria can infect the lymph nodes, intestines, bone marrow, liver, spleen, spinal fluid, lungs and the gastrointestinal tract. MAC is the most common bacterial infection in persons with advanced AIDS (usually under 50-75 CD4 cells/mm3). Symptoms include diarrhea, wasting, fever, night sweats, fatigue andspleen enlargement. Clarithromycin is used as treatment and prophylaxis for MAC.
Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms
1. A common opportunistic infection<!-- (see) --> caused by two very similar mycobacterial organisms, Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare (MAI), found in soil and dust particles. 2. A bacterial infection that can be localized (limited to a specific organ or area of the body) or disseminated throughout the body. It is a life-threatening disease, although new therapies offer promise for both prevention and treatment. MAC disease is extremely rare in persons who are not infected with HIV.