English - English Dictionary

Few words

legerdemainan illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
maintenanceactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
scheduled maintenancemaintenance at a regularly scheduled time
maintenancethe act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence; "they were in want of sustenance"; "fishing was their main sustainment"
coup de mainan attack without warning
Maine lobsterlobster of Atlantic coast of America
human remains poucha bag in which the body of a dead soldier is placed
mainframe(computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing; the CPU and the memory form the central part of a computer to which the peripherals are attached
electric maina main that distributes electricity
remaindera piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
gas maina main that distributes gas
main office(usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise; "many companies have their headquarters in New York"
main roada major road for any form of motor transport
maina principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
main coursea square mainsail
main deckthe uppermost sheltered deck that runs the entire length of a large vessel
main dragthe main street of a town or city
mainframea large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room
mainframe computera large digital computer serving 100-400 users and occupying a special air-conditioned room
main linethe principal route of a transportation system
mainmastthe chief mast of a sailing vessel with two or more masts
main rotorrotor consisting of large rotating airfoils on a single-rotor helicopter that produce the lift to support the helicopter in the air
mainsailthe lowermost sail on the mainmast
mainspringthe most important spring in a mechanical device (especially a clock or watch); as it uncoils it drives the mechanism
mainstaythe forestay that braces the mainmast