For all your dictionary needs!
Spelling. Are you looking for Dacron or Zacron?
Header of Macron


Video footage: Baking macron timelapse
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun macron

What does macron mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: macrons

  1. a diacritical mark (-) placed above a vowel to indicate a long sound


Macron S.P.A. Italian sporting apparel company based in Crespellano, Bologna, Italy is a European leader in the production of active sportswear. Macron operates in three main business areas: teamwear, apparel and accessories for professional and amateur teams in; -merchandising- official kits, free time apparel and accessories for the supporters of Macron’s Sponsored Clubs; -leisurewear- sports inspired apparel for those who want to wear Macron off the field.


Macron: In physics, the term macron is used to describe microscopic particles, dust sized, accelerated to high speeds. The term was first used in the late 1960s, when it was believed that macrons could be accelerated cheaply in small particle accelerators as a way of achieving low-cost fusion power.

Phrases with Macron

Phrases starting with the word Macron:

  1. Macron Below
  2. Macron lividus
  3. Macron mcleani
  4. Macron Orcutti
  5. Macron Aethiops
  6. Macron Vermeiji
  7. Macron Wrightii

Phrases ending with the word Macron:

  1. Livid Macron
  2. Species Macron

Other phrases containing the word Macron:

  1. species Macron lividus
  2. species Macron mcleani
  3. Species Macron Orcutti
  4. Species Macron Aethiops
  5. Species Macron Stereoglypta

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Macron

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewRules and Regulations, Manual of Instruction to Teachers, and Graded Course of Study of the Public Schools of Bloomington, Ill (1883)

by Ill. Board of education Bloomington

The macron is a short, straight, horizontal mark placed over the vowels to denote that they are to be pronounced with a long sound. 27. The breve is a curved mark used to indicate the short quantity of a vowel. 28.

Google previewThe Reading Teacher's Book of Lists (2015)

by Jacqueline E. Kress, Edward B. Fry

A macron is a mark printed or written above a vowel to show that it is a long vowel. One of the spellings of the long e is ̄e. It has the sound of the e in the word equal. A morpheme is the smallest unit of sound with meaning. For example , the ...

Google previewPhonics for Dummies (2011)

by Susan M. Greve

The macron is the mark for the long vowel ( ̄). (Refer to the pronunciation key in Chapter 10.) The patterns for the vowels are generally cvc, vc, or cvcv. Activity: Marking Vowels Preparation: You need paper and pencil. Make a copy of the ...

Google previewThe Columbia Guide to Standard American English (2005)

by Kenneth Wilson

MACRON The macron is the diacritical mark (') used to indicate a long vowel, as in feel (fe'l). See DIACRITICS. mad 1, angry (adjs.) There have long been objections to mad being used to mean “angry” instead of being limited to its Standard, ...

Google previewThe Scriptorium and Library at Monte Cassino, 1058-1105 (1999)

by Francis Newton

The macron is an extreme example in its scope, but it represents very well the general character of most of these ...

Google previewColorado School Journal (1905)

The macron is a bar used over a vowel to indicate the long sound thereof. The apostrophe is an elevated comma and shows possessive case, omission of a letter, or the pluralizing of a letter, mark, etc. A final silent e gives the long sound to the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology (2008)

1450 to 2000 by Peter Beal

macron When a writer of philological material or transliterations of other languages wishes to represent words phonetically according to pronunciation, the diacritic macron (from the Greek word makron, 'long') is a straight horizontal line placed ...

Google previewDictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics (2011)

by David Crystal

ligature, high ligature, low line line, broken macron macron minus mu percentage percentage plus plus plus prime prime, double question mark sigma, capital sigma, capital sigma, small slash, forward slash, forward slash, forward double tilde ...

Google previewCalmet's Great Dictionary of the Holy Bible: Calmet's great dictionary of the Holy Bible (1813)

by Augustin Calmet

ProLEMY MAcRoN, son of Dorymenes, ...

Google previewDr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible (1888)

by Sir William Smith

Macron is commonly identified with Ptol. "the son of Dorymenes," and it seems likely from a comparison of 1 Mace. iii. 38 with 2 Mace. viii. 8, 9, that they were confused in the popular account of the war. lint the testimony of Athenieus distinctly ...

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1988)

by Geoffrey W. Bromiley

SAARISALO MACRON ma'kron [Gk. Makron). Ptolemy Macron, who had been appointed governor of Cyprus by Ptolemy VI Philometor king of Egypt but deserted to Antiochus IV Epiphanes king of Syria (2 Mace. 10: 12f.). Under the rule of ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Macron

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Macron

Click on an item to view that photo:


If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 16, 2018 : The french President Emmanuel Macron after the visit of the Prime Minister of Canada at the Elysee Palace.Small photo of PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL, 13 2017 : Emmanuel Macron at the 2rd summit of startup in the Palais Brogniard for the french presidential election of 2017 with his political party en marche.Small photo of PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 14, 2017 : Brigitte Macron, the wife of the new president of France Emmanuel Macron arriving at Elysee Palace (Palais de l'Elysee) for the ceremony of transfer of power.Small photo of PARIS, FRANCE - APRIL 17, 2017 : Brigitte Macron during, the great gathering of her Husband Emmanuel Macron, at Paris Bercy.Small photo of PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 26, 2017 - Brigiite Macron, the french president's wife, at the Elysee Palace to welcoming singer Rihanna.Small photo of PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 14, 2017 : The new president of France Emmanuel Macron with his wife Brigitte Macron at Elysee Palace (Palais de l'Elysee) after the ceremony of transfer of power.Small photo of PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 22, 2017 : Emmanuel Macron speaking during the Exceptional gathering of mayors of France in the context of the presidential elections. More...

Quotes about Macron

Couldn't select: You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MariaDB server version for the right syntax to use near 'macron"" IN BOOLEAN MODE) LIMIT 1,1' at line 1

Scrabble value of M3A1C3R1O1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine