Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Used as a form of address for a man whose name is unknown.

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  • noun A Macintosh computer (made by Apple Computer), or its operating system.
  • noun Used to address a man whose name is unknown.
  • prefix Irish and Scottish patronymic surnames son of.
  • proper noun A diminutive of the male given name Max.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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Informal diminutive of Macintosh, later adopted by Apple as a trademark.

Examples

  • Any adventurous mac users out there might be interested that they released a native Mac theme for 3.0 in the nightly build.

    UFies.org: February 2008 Archives

  • Any adventurous mac users out there might be interested that they released a native Mac theme for 3.0 in the nightly build.

    Firefox 3.0 Mac Nightly Build Has New Theme - UFies.org

  • When I save an old Word 2004 file (done on my mac with Mac word 2004) my Mac Word 2008 wants to change it to a. docx file.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • When I save an old Word 2004 file (done on my mac with Mac word 2004) my Mac Word 2008 wants to change it to a. docx file.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • The PC and MAc games includes PC games and Mac games and excludes online games such as casual games, massively multi player online role play games

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • When I save an old Word 2004 file (done on my mac with Mac word 2004) my Mac Word 2008 wants to change it to a. docx file.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • When I save an old Word 2004 file (done on my mac with Mac word 2004) my Mac Word 2008 wants to change it to a. docx file.

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • If you want to use a menu as a list but also want it to work in netscape on the mac and pc then this is your bet (oh IEx also and Linux) color: #ffffff;/* Set colour to background for NS4 on Mac 9 bug */

    CSS Discuss - Recent changes [en]

  • Apple updates Mac mini and iMac - The second major product announcement from the folks at Apple this week is an update to its iMac® and Mac® mini desktop lines, including a 24-inch iMac.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • CUPERTINO, California-March 3, 2009-Apple® today announced updates to its iMac® and Mac® mini desktop lines, including a 24-inch iMac that is priced more affordably than ever before and a Mac mini with powerful new integrated graphics.

    Aurum3 NewTech

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