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mack·in·tosh

also mac·in·tosh  (măk′ĭn-tŏsh′)
n. Chiefly British
1. A raincoat.
2. A lightweight, waterproof fabric that was originally of rubberized wool or cotton.

[After Charles Macintosh (1766-1843), Scottish inventor.]
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mackintosh

(ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ) or

macintosh

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized cloth
2. (Textiles) such cloth
3. (Clothing & Fashion) any raincoat
[C19: named after Charles Macintosh (1760–1843), who invented it]

Mackintosh

(ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ)
n
1. (Biography) Sir Cameron (Anthony). born 1946, British producer of musicals and theatre owner; his productions include Cats (1981), Les Misérables (1985), Miss Saigon (1987), and My Fair Lady (2001)
2. (Biography) Charles Rennie. 1868–1928, Scottish architect and artist, exponent of the Art Nouveau style; designer of the Glasgow School of Art (1896)
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mack•in•tosh

or mac•in•tosh

(ˈmæk ɪnˌtɒʃ)

n.
1. Chiefly Brit. raincoat.
2. a lightweight, waterproof, orig. rubberized cotton fabric.
[1830–40; after Charles Macintosh (1766–1843), Scottish inventor]
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Mackintosh

A waterproof overcoat. Originally a rainproof coat made by laminating two pieces of cotton cloth using a solution of rubber and naphtha. The process was invented by Charles Macintosh and patented in 1823.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mackintosh - a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabricmackintosh - 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.Mackintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabricmackintosh - 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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Translations
مِعْطَف واقٍ من المَطَر
nepromokavý plášť
regnfrakke
regnfrakki
neperšlampamas apsiaustas
lietusmētelis

mackintosh

[ˈmækɪntɒʃ] Nimpermeable m; (= cagoule) → chubasquero m
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mackintosh

[ˈmækɪntɒʃ] n (British)imperméable m
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mackintosh

nRegenmantel m
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mackintosh

[ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ] nimpermeabile m
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mackintosh

(ˈmӕkintoʃ) noun
a waterproof overcoat, especially made of plastic material.
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References in classic literature ?
There was the Gladstone and the small hand-bag, and the two hampers, and a large roll of rugs, and some four or five overcoats and macintoshes, and a few umbrellas, and then there was a melon by itself in a bag, because it was too bulky to go in anywhere, and a couple of pounds of grapes in another bag, and a Japanese paper umbrella, and a frying pan, which, being too long to pack, we had wrapped round with brown paper.
(4) I have not yet had the opportunity to run Windows programs on the new PowerPC Macintoshes. Lawyers are advised to test their choice of software on a new computer before purchasing.
Multi-platform CDs containing multimedia productions created with Apple Media Kit can be played back on Macintoshes, Microsoft Windows-based PCs, and other platforms.
Local area networks of Macintoshes were growing in libraries, linking units scattered in public and technical services, administrative offices, and special collections.
has introduced a family of competitively priced Macintoshes that are ideal for first-time buyers and home users.
Macintoshes were created as "the computer for the rest of us." They are controlled by using symbols/objects rather than text.
But how can the many Macintoshes and DOS machines that exist in university workgroups be integrated into the UNIX environment?
Macintoshes are expected to communicate more readily with large-system networks and IBM RISC, and Apple Macintosh technologies will extend "across a broader range of open-system platforms," according to the companies' joint announcement.
More important, the new operating system gives Macintoshes a storage boost in the form of a virtual memory facility that uses available hard disk space as an extension to RAM.
Syquest drives are available for Macintoshes and PCs and retail for between US $1,000 and $2,000, depending on the manufacturer.
I bought one of the first Macintoshes in the spring of 1984.
And if they're using computers for design, it's almost a sure bet that they're using Macintoshes from Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer, Inc.