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mache

n. (alternative spelling of mâche English)

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Maché

Maché is a commune in the Vendée department in the Pays de la Loire region in western France.

Mache (unit)

Mache (symbol ME from German Mache-Einheit, plural Maches) is an obsolete unit of volumic radioactivity named for the Austrian physicist Heinrich Mache. It was defined as the quantity of radon (ignoring its daughters; in practice, mostly radon-222 ) per litre of air which ionises a sustained current of 0.001 esu (0.001 StatAmpere) .

1 ME = 3.64 Eman = 3.64×10 Ci/L = 13.4545 Bq/L.

Usage examples of "mache".

He stared up at the ceiling, originally hewn from the end of a deep subway tunnel but now embellished with papier mache stalactites.

He stared up and saw the papier mache stalactites hanging down like knives from the ceiling of the grotto.

Chunks of papier mache rained down, and the neo-Satanists quieted instantly, stunned and confused.

It was next to a case which reached nearly to the roof and contained a pair of stuffed golden eagles perched on a papier mache mountain ledge.

Baylee continued working carefully, dragging up some pieces of colored papier mache and discarding others.

He stared up at the ceiling, originally hewn from the end of a deep subway tunnel but now embellished with papier mache stalactites.

And the way a five-pound plush-toy-bear doesn't weight enough to anchor and lift a sixty-pound boy over the summit of a papier mache mountain.

He was wearing a child's false face, a species of mask in papier mache.

It even looked like a totem pole, its exterior decorated by a big spiral serpent of papier mache and plaster of paris.