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Used as a form of address for a man whose name is unknown.
[From Mac-, a common prefix in Scottish and Irish surnames.]
Military Airlift Command
n. Chiefly British
chiefly US and Canadian an informal term of address to a man
[C20: abstracted from Mac-, prefix of Scottish surnames]
(Computer Science) informal a Macintosh personal computer
(Broadcasting) multiplexed analogue component: a transmission coding system for colour television using satellite broadcasting
a prefix found in family names of Irish or Scottish Gaelic origin.
[< Irish, Scottish Gaelic mac son]
short for mackintosh.
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|Noun||1.||mac - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric|
oilskin, slicker - a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom