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Variant of mackintosh.


(Clothing & Fashion) a variant spelling of mackintosh


- A raincoat, named for Charles Macintosh (Scottish inventor, 1766-1843), who discovered how to waterproof fabric with rubber.
See also related terms for rubber.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Macintosh - a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabricmacintosh - a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
mac, mack, mackintosh, macintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
2.Macintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabricmacintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
macintosh, mackintosh - a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
oilskin, slicker - a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
raincoat, waterproof - a water-resistant coat
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
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The Apple PowerBook continues to deliver the ultimate in portability, performance and innovative features," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing.
According to the company, the new higher-resolution PowerBooks include the 17-inch PowerBook with a 1680x1050 pixel resolution, that is 36% more than the previous generation; and the 15-inch PowerBook with a 1440x960 pixel resolution, that is 26% more than the previous generation.
NOTE: Apple, the Apple logo, Mac, Mac OS, Macintosh, PowerBook, SuperDrive, AirPort, iLife, Apple Store and FireWire are trademarks of Apple.
The 15-inch PowerBook G4 joins new models of the 17- and 12-inch PowerBooks to complete the family of notebooks for mobile professionals.
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Apple said PowerBook 5300 models use 100AM and 117MHz PowerPC 603e RISC processors.
NewerTech has long led the way with the highest capacity and longest lasting Powerbook and iBook batteries available;" said Larry O'Connor, President of Newer Technology Inc.
Apple's PowerBook G4 notebooks continue to lead the industry with an unrivaled mix of performance and portability," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing.
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