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n. An Egyptian cotton once used to make underwear and stockings.

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Maco

Maco may refer to:

  • Maco (film company), a German film company
  • Maco (toy company)
  • Maco, Compostela Valley, a municipality in the Philippines
  • The Maco light, an allegedly paranormal event seen in Maco, North Carolina
  • MACO (Military Assault Command Operations), a fictional military unit seen in Star Trek: Enterprise
  • MACO Door & Window Hardware (U.K.) Ltd, an Austrian manufacturer of window and door fittings
  • OG Maco, a rapper known for the hit single "U Guessed It".
Maco (film company)

Maco (Hans O. Mahn GmbH & Co. KG, Maco Photo Products) is a Germany-based supplier of photographic films, including former Agfa film types. They also make 127 size film.

Some of their films are manufactured under the Rollei label, a brand licensed from RCP Technik Verwaltungs GmbH / RCP-Technik GmbH & Co. KG / Rollei GmbH & Co. KG.

Maco (toy company)

Maco Toys, Inc., was the name of a popular toy company based in Brooklyn, New York which produced war-themed toys for children in the 1950s and 1960s. Their toys were sold in a catalog that was illustrated by Tony Tallarico and printed by Charlton Comicswhich presented itself as a war comic book. (These toys were also sold in toy stores.) Products included plastic guns (including the M1903 Springfield rifle and an Army Paratrooper Carbine ), grenades, and a plastic Molotov cocktail.

The company's products were available in stores throughout the United States, but had a limited range of products and did not operate in other countries. Competitors included Hawk Model Company, Applause Inc, and Louis Marx and Company.

Usage examples of "maco".

While Bo had shown no great interest in this responsibility, Maco had made the most of his position.

Peri was sure Maco would sample the wares before allowing his inferior brother anywhere near them.

Or at least that was so before Maco, with almost preternatural acuity, figured out what he was thinking.

He spent the night in a fever of anticipation, clutching at shards of the elaborate fantasy he had inflated, which Maco had so easily seen and punctured.

The trouble was that now it would not be his father selecting potential mates for him: no, from now on it would be his brother Maco, with perhaps a little advice from Bo.

Perhaps the women on this very trip had been invited with that in mind -- although Peri was sure Maco would sample the wares before allowing his inferior brother anywhere near them.

North Carolina has heard the legend of the Maco Light, where it is said the ghost of a decapitated train conductor roams the Maco train trestle, holding his lamp high, searching for his lost head.

Now, at a word from Nara, Igo and Ubi gathered up small pebbles which they showed to the Maco tribesmen.

Apple therefore had a monopoly on hardware that could run MacOS, whereas Windows-compatible hardware came out of a free market.

People who have only interacted with computers through graphical user interfaces like the MacOS or Windows--which is to say, almost everyone who has ever used a computer--may have been startled, or at least bemused, to hear about the telegraph machine that I used to communicate with a computer in 1973.

During the intervening ten years, I had a passion for the MacOS that seemed righteous and reasonable at the time but in retrospect strikes me as being exactly the same sort of goofy infatuation that my friend's dad had with his car.

But the other OSes: MacOS, the Windows family, and BeOS, have their GUIs tangled up with the old-fashioned OS functions to the extent that they have to run in GUI mode, or else they are not really running.