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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun macintosh:

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Definition of the noun macintosh

What does macintosh mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: macintoshes

  1. a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of macintosh: mackintosh
    • more generic words: cloth / fabric / material / textile = artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
    • substance of: mac / mack / mackintosh = a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
  2. a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric

Alternative definition of the noun macintosh

noun

  1. [British] A raincoat.

Business

The Macintosh, or Mac, is a series of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

  • also known as Mac, Apple Macintosh
  • inventor: Steve Jobs

Character

Macintosh is a fictional character from the 1994 film Blank Check.

Miscellanea

macintosh is a text encoding.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Macintosh

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Google previewApple Confidential 2.0 (2004)

The Definitive History of the World's Most Colorful Company by Owen W. Linzmayer

Macintosh is an impressive product and worthy of taking the...

Google previewOn the use of hot air in the iron works of England and Scotland. Transl (1836)

by Pierre Armand Dufrénoy

Macintosh is the inventor of a process for the fabrication of steel, by means of carbonated hydrogen gas, produced from the distillation of coal.

Google previewSupercollider 4 (2012)

by John Nonte

Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. CONTRACT The use ...

Google previewThe Adobe Photoshop CC Book for Digital Photographers (2014 release) (2014)

by Scott Kelby

Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. Windows is a registered ...

Google previewToken Ring Troubleshooting Guide (1998)

by Daniel J. Nassar

Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Computer Inc., MicroChannel is trademark of ...

Google previewThe RVer's Bible (Revised and Updated) (2009)

Everything You Need to Know About Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Your RV by Kim Baker, Sunny Baker

The Macintosh is the easiest to learn, but the ...

Google previewTechnology Handbook for School Librarians (2015)

by William O. Scheeren

However, because the Macintosh is a niche machine, far fewer software applications are available. Linux As users—business, education, and home— have become less satisfied with Microsoft Windows and Mac OS, more have turned to the ...

Google previewThe Millennial Kingdom (1983)

by John F. Walvoord

Macintosh refers to premillennialism as obsolete: "the whole obsolete idea of a literal, visible return of Jesus to this earth."11 On the other hand, the continued production of books on the subject points to a growing realization that the ...

Google previewThe Web Testing Companion (2003)

The Insider's Guide to Efficient and Effective Tests by Lydia Ash

Macintosh is the second most common consumer platform and consists of OS 8, 9, and now X. OS 8 and 9 are very similar, but OS X is a completely different architecture based on the BSD kernel. Mac OS 9 shipped with IE 4.5, although IE 5.0 ...

Google previewThe Comprehensive Respiratory Therapist Exam Review (2009)

by James R. Sills

The curved blades (MacIntosh is a common brand) are designed to fit Figure 12- 33 Stylet with stopper properly placed in standard endotracheal tube to maintain its curved shape. (From Eubanks DH, Bone RC: Comprehensive respiratory care ...

Google previewThe Photoshop Elements 13 Book for Digital Photographers (2014)

by Scott Kelby, Matt Kloskowski

Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Warning and Disclaimer This book is designed to provide ...

Google previewTechnology for the School Librarian: Theory and Practice (2010)

by William O. Scheeren

Because the Macintosh is a niche machine, there are far fewer software applications available. Linux As users in business, education, and at home have become less satisfied with either Microsoft Windows or the Mac OS, more have turned to ...

Google previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

MAGNETIC TAPE MACINTOSH: A PC from Apple Computer® Inc., with a GUI and OSX, that was first introduced in 1984; two basic laptop product lines exist; Powerbooks® and iBooks®, while desktop models include Power Macs®, ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Computer Science (2004)

by Edwin D. Reilly

Lisa failed in the marketplace, but it paved the way for the similar but smaller Macintosh. The Macintosh graphical user interface (GUI), introduced in January 1984, included icons, windows, pull-down menus, and a mouse {q.v.), and set new ...

Google previewA Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and TV since 1930 (2011)

by A. Bowdoin Van Riper

The Apple Macintosh, designed by a team led by Jef Raskin and introduced in 1984, was the first commercially successful computer with a mouse and a nowstandard graphical user interface in which the user issues commands by clicking on ...

Google previewDictionary of National Biography (1893)

Many practical difficulties had to be overcome, but the material soon came into use, and as early as April 1824 Macintosh was in correspondence with Sir John Franklin on the subject of a supply of waterproof canvas bags, air-beds, and ...

Google previewFiber Optics Illustrated Dictionary (2002)

by J.K. Petersen

The Macintosh graphical operating system was inspired by some of the brilliant research and development that was occurring in the 1 970s and early 1 980s at the Xerox PARC facility in California. The fledgling founders of Apple Computer ...

Google previewA Supplement to Ure's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines (1863)

by Robert Hunt

Macintosh, then employed in the manufacture of cudbear, in 1819 entered into arrangements with the Glasgow Gas...

Macintosh, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Multimedia 1999 (2014)

Terms and Acronyms by Brad Hansen

Java archive Macintosh binary BinHex 4.0 Microsoft Access Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Project Microsoft Word Microsoft Write uninterpreted binary ODA Adobe Acrobat PostScnpt PTC Pro/ENGINEER Rich Text Format ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines (1871)

Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice. Illustrated with Nearly Sixteen Hundred Engravings on Wood. Reprinted Entirely from the Last Corrected and Greatly Enl. English Ed by Andrew Ure

Macintosh, ...

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors (1899)

Living and Deceased from the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century by Samuel Austin Allibone

Lamb, John Macintosh. Lamborn, E. Macintosh, Daniel Lamport, W. Macintosh, John ...

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors, Living and Deceased, from the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century (1908)

Containing Over Forty-six Thousand Articles (authors) with Forty Indexes of Subjects

MacIntosh. MacIntosh ...

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The best way to accelerate a Macintosh is at 9.8msecsec. (Marcus Dolengo)
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Scrabble value of M3A1C3I1N1T1O1S1H4

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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