Associations to the word «Mac»


MAC, noun. Short for mackintosh (a raincoat).
MAC, noun. Short for macaroni.
MAC, noun. Used to address a man whose name is unknown.
MAC, proper noun. A diminutive of the male given name Max.
MAC, noun. A Macintosh computer (made by Apple Computer), or its operating system.
MAC, symbol. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for Macao.
MAC, acronym. (chemistry) Maximum Allowable Concentration, the maximum concentration of a pollutant which is considered harmless to healthy adults during their working hours, assuming they breathe uncontaminated air at all other times.
MAC, acronym. (US military) Military Airlift Command, one of three former divisions of the airforce, the others being SAC and TAC.
MAC, acronym. (computing) Media access control: that portion of Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11 wireless, Bluetooth, FDDI, ATM, and Fibre Channel networks that controls which hardware devices have access to the media over which signals are sent.
MAC, acronym. (computing) Multiply And Accumulate, a hardware module found in Digital Signal Processors which performs a multiplication and adds the result of that operation to an accumulator, in a single cycle. Used extensively in implementations of digital filters, transforms and codecs.
MAC, acronym. (mechanics) Mean Aerodynamic Chord.
MAC, acronym. (cryptography) Message Authentication Code.
MAC, acronym. (science fiction) magnetic accelerator cannon
MAC, acronym. (UK) (telecommunications) Migration Authorisation Code.
MAC 'N' CHEESE, noun. (slang) macaroni cheese
MAC ADDRESS, noun. (computing) (networking) Media Access Control address; a unique identifying number assigned to most network devices.
MAC ADDRESSES, noun. Plural of MAC address
MAC AND CHEESE, noun. (slang) macaroni cheese
MAC ARTHUR, proper noun. A Scottish surname​. The Clan MacArthur is one of the oldest of Argyll and its age is referred to in the proverb, "There is nothing older, unless the hills, MacArthur and the devil." Today it is a sept of the Clan Campbell.

Dictionary definition

MAC, noun. A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric.

Wise words

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