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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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This would be the first structural information about a MAC family protein, thus providing new insight into how C8[alpha] and its structural homologues (C6, C7, C8[beta], and C9) perform their cytolytic function.
Some of the most recent members of the Power Mac family sport both a Motorola and an Intel processor to hedge their bets, but I remember how short-lived the MacCharlie hybrids were 10 to 12 years ago.