Definitions for "Mac"
1. An opportunistic infection caused by a type of bacteria, Mycobacterium avium intracellulare (MAI), found in soil and dust particles. 2. A bacterial infection that can be limited to a specific organ or area of the body or spread throughout the body. It is a life-threatening disease, although new therapies offer promise for both prevention and treatment. MAC disease is extremely rare in persons who are not infected with HIV.
mycobacterium avium complex. a disease caused by Mycobacterium avium or Mycobacterium intracellular (sometimes referred to as Mycobacterium avium-intracellular or MAI), bacteria found in soil and water. In immunosuppressed persons, the bacteria can infect the lymph nodes, intestines, bone marrow, liver, spleen, spinal fluid, lungs and the gastrointestinal tract. MAC is the most common bacterial infection in persons with advanced AIDS (usually under 50-75 CD4 cells/mm3). Symptoms include diarrhea, wasting, fever, night sweats, fatigue and spleen enlargement. Clarithromycin is used as treatment and prophylaxis for MAC.
A serious opportunistic infection caused by two similar bacteria (Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intercellulare) found in the soil and dust particles. In AIDS, MAC can spread through the bloodstream to infect lymph nodes, bone marrow, liver, spleen, spinal fluid, lungs and intestinal tract. Typical symptoms of MAC include night sweats, weight loss, fever, fatigue, diarrhea and enlarged spleen. MAC is usually found in people with CD4 counts below 100. MAC is also called MAI.
Keywords:  sublayer, osi, csma, ieee, media
Controls the way multiple devices are accessed, both by the computer controlling them and outside devices.
On a local area network (LAN) or other network, the MAC address is a computer's unique hardware number. (On an Ethernet LAN, it's the same as your Ethernet address). The MAC layer frames data for transmission over the network, then passes the frame to the physical layer interface where it is transmitted as a stream of bits.
Medium active concentrate; a liquid radioactive waste product of the reprocessing of Magnox nuclear fuel at Sellafield
Message Authentication Code. A fixed-length data item that is sent together with a message to ensure integrity, also known as a MIC.
Message Authentication Code. A message digest (MD) produced from a secret key and sent along with a message. It ensures that the message has not been corrupted in transit, either accidentally or maliciously, and that the creator of the message digest is a particular person, company, or other entity.
Message Authentication Code. A data field, the contents of which can be used to verify the integrity of a message, or selected message elements. ISO
Shortened form of Macintosh, a brand name for a personal computer; as, the latest Mac has great new features.
Refers to the Macintosh type of computers
An Apple Macintosh is one example of a personal computer running an operating system other than Windows.
Keywords:  imac, add, move, fruity, upgrades
General term for the routine work performed on computer equipment in an enterprise, including installations, relocations and upgrades (sometimes referred to as "IMAC," for "installations, moves, adds and changes").
Move, Add and Change - total number of possible fiber cables that have to pass through the measured point
Move, Add, and/or Change
National Microelectronics Applications Centre Limited
Mobile Assault Cannon; a series of massive battleship-like mecha used by the human RDF and REF forces.
The mac (formerly Midlands Arts Centre) is a non-profit arts centre situated in Cannon Hill Park, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England, at . It was established in 1962 and is registered as an educational charity.
Military Assistance Command
Missionary Administrative Committee [made up of the team of Regional Administrators
Military Affairs Committee. subunit of the Central Committee of the party, members report directly to the Politburo and its standing committee. The MAC supervises the administration of the armed forces and makes policies in national defense. Its main function is to direct the party's military activities, including the power to appoint and remove military personnel. The party chairman concurrently holds the MAC chairmanship. Composed of senior military officials decided on by the Central Committee.
Municipal Advisory Council
Mainland Affairs Council
Marine Aquarium Council
Mac, or also known as Da' Camouflage Assassin (born McKinley J Phipps Jr. on July 30, 1977), is a rapper from New Orleans' third ward, and would grow to be one of the most critically acclaimed on Master P's No Limit Records, behind Mystikal, both as a solo rapper and as a member of the 504 Boyz rap group. He released his first album under the name Lil' Mac in 1989 at the age of 12, the "Lyrical Midget," receiving production from the then unknown producer Mannie Fresh. Mac would later join the Psychoward, a New Orleans group consisting (at the time) of more than 25 MCs.
Keywords:  packit, lzh, arj, lha, hqx
ZIP - PkZip (most common) .ARJ ñ Arj .LZH ñ Lha .sit - Stuffit Expander .hqx - Stuffit Expander .pit - Packit
Keywords:  raincoat
Keywords:  rhind, tutt, sitcom, centroid, julian
MAC stands for Mean Aerodynamic Chord. MAC is the chord through the centroid of a single wing's plan area. Most wing's aerodynamic centers are at 25% MAC.
Mac is a character in the British sitcom Green Wing, played by Julian Rhind-Tutt.
Keywords:  idisk, icards, isync, ical, postcards
A suite of Mac-only Internet services. .Mac includes email, online storage (iDisk), web home pages, Internet postcards (iCards), calendar sharing with iCal, information synchronizing with iSync, and backup and virus protection software.
Multiplexed analog components. A system in which the components are time multiplexed into one channel using time domain techniques, i.e., the components are kept separate by being sent at different times through the same channel. There are many different MAC formats and standards
Multiplexed analog component color video transmission system. Subtypes refer to the various methods used to transmit audio and data signals.
Abbreviation for multiplexed analog components. A video standard developed by the European community. An enhanced version, HD-MAC delivers 1250 lines at 50 frames per second, HDTV quality.
an adjunct to local anestheia i nwhich the patient's vital signs are monitored;when necessary, additional medicatios can be administered through an IV line
Metropolitan Airports Commission
Massachusetts Aeronautics Commission
Metropolitan Affairs Coalition. A regional coalition of public and private stakeholders that focuses on economic development in Southeast Michigan.
Keywords:  schoolboy, jenny, boast, kids, quiet
Mac is a novel by John Mac Lean, written for young adults. Mac is a quiet 5 ft 9 ins 14-year-old schoolboy who is just discovering girls. A new girl, Jenny, joins his year group and all the 'state-of-the-art' kids boast how they are going to make her their girl.
Keywords:  pchmin, pch, heap, min, max
the current upper limit of elements in a set. This is very similar to Max, but is used where the upper limit varies over time (such as for a variable length structure, or a growing heap). This is not a valid value; it is often paired with Min, as in this common loop: for(pch=pchMin; pch)
Keywords:  favorite, bubba, bob, fast, food
Bubba's favorite fast food
Big Bob's favorite fast food.
Maximum allowable cost
maximum acceptable concentration. defined under the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality as the highest concentration of a chemical that will not result in a significant risk to consumer health over a lifetime of consumption
Maximum Acceptable Concentration. Maximum acceptable concentrations are the health-based limits for drinking water contaminants established in the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality. They are designed to protect human health, incorporating safety factors and assuming exposure over a lifetime.
ilitary irlift ommand. Division of the US Air Force that was eliminated in the 1992 reorganization.
Mac is a fictional character in Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, and is voiced by Sean Marquette.
Keywords:  shite, reclaiming, ing, usable, desk
Mac, Mac'd, Mac-ing the art of reclaiming a usable image from a pile if shite, can also be to send an image to the mac desk
Mineralogical Association of Canada
Mine Action Center. usually refers to a facility containing personnel who coordinate and assist the national mine activities in a country
Mining Association of Canada, Canada
A prefix, in names of Scotch origin, signifying son.
The son or descendant of.
AppleMac (TM) hardware is an alternative to the P.C.
Multiplier Accumulator, hardware to speed up some types of calculations
Multiply Accumulate
Keywords:  hamburger, big
A Big Hamburger
Keywords:  convoy, ambulance, column, motor
Motor Ambulance Column (Convoy)
Keywords:  mediterranen, command, air
Mediterranen Air Command
Master of Acupuncture. Graduate of a masters level program in acupuncture accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Keywords:  restart, menu, select
Select Restart from the menu.
Keywords:  bitmap, graphic
MacPaint Bitmap Graphic or Macro (various)
Keywords:  alert, create
Create an Alert
An abbreviation for a Macintosh desktop device
this is the part of the radio device managing the protocol and the usage of the link. The MAC decides when to transmit and when to receive, creates the packets headers and filters the received packets. See chapter 5.1 for the main examples of MAC protocols.
Material Adverse Change. Prior to closing, an event or occurrence that allows the lender to adjust the terms (e.g., rate) of a loan agreement. After closing, an event that gives lenders the right to refuse further drawings or to require immediate debt repayment.
Keywords:  paint, format, image
The Macintosh Paint image format.
Manufacturer's name for one of the most used intelligent lights (qv).
The MAC Fixed Asset System records and tracks the University's major equipment purchases by department.
Keywords:  extension, file, name
MacPaint (file name extension) + Macro (file name extension)
Keywords:  movements, additions, changes
Movements, Additions and Changes
Keywords:  servers, name
Name Servers