from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of mackintosh.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A raincoat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as mackintosh.
- n. A brand of personal computer featuring an integrated system in which the hardware and system-operating software were designed by or under the control of a single company, the Apple Computer Corporation; among personal computers, distinguished from the
IBM-compatibleor Intel-basedseries of computers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See mackintosh.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
- n. a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
Sorry, no etymologies found.
So until they release a new edition that replaces "macintosh" with "raincoat" and explains that a tam-o-shanter is a woolen scotting cap with a pompom in the middle, I would steer clear of
Suddenly today the 2 managed computers have an additional 'macintosh' computer showing up in the sidebar.
Even then, it was easier and cheaper to animate digitally on borrowed macintosh systems.
And it naturally takes shortcuts to do these categorizations: a red round thing on the table is an apple, fiji, macintosh or not, and an orange round thing is an orange, mandarin, navel or not.
It seem to be the current top of the crop for netbooks (ignoring macintosh).
We know we would wear a macintosh in the rain instead of a raincoat.
The only thing accurate about the article is that the G1 is to pc what macintosh is to Iphone.
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The description would probably go something like this: Billy, avoiding the lorry as he crosses the street, into that part of Islington where they sold old books, shakes the rain from his macintosh and wellies.
The narrator uses words like "lorry," "wellies" and "macintosh" even though the character is Filipino because the character grew up British.