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Mac

 (măk)
n. Slang
Used as a form of address for a man whose name is unknown.

[From Mac-, a common prefix in Scottish and Irish surnames.]

MAC

abbr.
Military Airlift Command

mac

 (măk)
n. Chiefly British
A mackintosh.

mac

(mæk) or

mack

n
(Clothing & Fashion) informal Brit short for mackintosh1, mackintosh3

Mac

(mæk)
n
chiefly US and Canadian an informal term of address to a man
[C20: abstracted from Mac-, prefix of Scottish surnames]

Mac

(mæk)
n
(Computer Science) informal a Macintosh personal computer

MAC

abbreviation for
(Broadcasting) multiplexed analogue component: a transmission coding system for colour television using satellite broadcasting

Mac-

or Mc-

a prefix found in family names of Irish or Scottish Gaelic origin.
[< Irish, Scottish Gaelic mac son]

Mac.

Maccabees.

mac

(mӕk)
short for mackintosh.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.MAC - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabricmac - 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
Translations
plášťenka
regnfrakke
sadetakki
kišni ogrtač
レインコート
레인코트
regnrock
ตัวย่อของเสื้อคลุมกันฝน
áo mưa

mac

[mæk] N
1. (Brit) (= mackintosh) → impermeable m; (= cagoule) → chubasquero m
2. (esp US) this way, Mac!¡por aquí, amigo!

mac

[ˈmæk] n (British)imper m, imperméable m

mac

1
n (Brit inf) → Regenmantel m

mac

2
n (esp US inf) → Kumpel m (inf)

mac

[mæk] n abbr (Brit) (fam) =mackintoshimpermeabile m

MAC

مِعْطَفٌ وَاْقِ مِنَ الْـمَطَرِ plášťenka regnfrakke Regenmantel αδιάβροχο impermeable sadetakki imperméable kišni ogrtač impermeabile レインコート 레인코트 regenjas regnkappe płaszcz nieprzemakalny capa impermeável макинтош regnrock ตัวย่อของเสื้อคลุมกันฝน yağmurluk áo mưa 马金托什雨衣

MAC

V. Mycobacterium avium complex.
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The features of the iRadimed 3880 include: wireless ECG with dynamic gradient filtering; wireless SpO2 using Masimo algorithms; non-magnetic respiratory CO2; non-invasive blood pressure; patient temperature, and; optional advanced multi-gas anesthetic agent unit featuring continuous Minimum Alveolar Concentration measurements.
When the patient's end-tidal sevoflurane reached 2.0 minimum alveolar concentration, a laryngeal mask airway was inserted.
Objective: To determine effects of three plasma concentrations of fentanyl on the minimum alveolar concentration of isoflurane ([MAC.sub.iso]) and cardiovascular variables in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona centralis).
As with other [micro]-opioid agonists, morphine decreased the minimum alveolar concentration (MAC) of enflurane in a dose-related manner in dogs (MURPHY & HUG, 1992).
The control group (C) received 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for seven days; the first study group (S1) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for seven days; the second group (S2) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for seven days and no treatment for the following seven days; the third group (S3) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for 14 days; the fourth group (S4) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for 14 days and no treatment for the following seven days; and the fifth group (S5) received 1 minimum alveolar concentration sevoflurane + 2 L/min O2 in 18 min/day for 14 days and no treatment for the following 14 days.
For surgery, the recommended dose of (http://www.medicaldaily.com/general-anesthesia-8-interesting-facts-about-procedure-puts-you-sleep-356872) general anesthesia is at least 1 minimum alveolar concentration (MAC) - the standard measure signifying the concentration of anesthesia in vapor.
The Minimum Alveolar Concentration (MAC) of an inhaled anaesthetic at 1 atmosphere prevents movement in 50% of patients to skin incision and is used to quantify inhaled anaesthetic potency.

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