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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mace \Mace\, prop. n. [Trademark.]
     A chemical preparation containing tear gas in a solvent,
     packaged in the form of a spray, and used to temporarily
     incapacitate people, such as rioters or criminals, by causing
     intense eye and skin irritation; also called chemical mace.
     It is designed to be a non-lethal weapon for defending
     against violent people.
     [PJC] macebearer

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mace \Mace\ (m[=a]s), n. [Jav. & Malay. m[=a]s, fr. Skr.
     m[=a]sha a bean.]
     A money of account in China equal to one tenth of a tael;
     also, a weight of 57.98 grains. --S. W. Williams.
     [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mace \Mace\, n. [F. macis, L. macis, macir, Gr. ?; cf. Skr.
     makaranda the nectar or honey of a flower, a fragrant mango.]
     (Bot.)
     A kind of spice; the aril which partly covers nutmegs. See
     Nutmeg.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Red mace is the aril of Myristica tingens, and
           white mace that of Myristica Otoba, -- East Indian
           trees of the same genus with the nutmeg tree.
           [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mace \Mace\, n. [OF. mace, F. masse, from (assumed) L. matea, of
     which the dim. mateola a kind of mallet or beetle, is found.]
     1. A heavy staff or club of metal; a spiked club; -- used as
        weapon in war before the general use of firearms,
        especially in the Middle Ages, for breaking metal armor.
        --Chaucer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Death with his mace petrific . . . smote. --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Hence: A staff borne by, or carried before, a magistrate
        as an ensign of his authority. "Swayed the royal mace."
        --Wordsworth.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. An officer who carries a mace as an emblem of authority; a
        macebearer. --Macaulay.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. A knobbed mallet used by curriers in dressing leather to
        make it supple.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     5. (Billiards) A rod for playing billiards, having one end
        suited to resting on the table and pushed with one hand.
        [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  Mace
       n 1: (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person;
            prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it
            irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and
            immobilization [syn: Chemical Mace]
       2: an official who carries a mace of office [syn: macebearer,
           macer]
       3: spice made from the dried fleshy covering of the nutmeg seed
       4: a ceremonial staff carried as a symbol of office or
          authority

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "mace":
     armory, badge, badge of office, badges, bastinado, bat, baton,
     battering ram, billy, billy club, blackjack, blazonry, bludgeon,
     brassard, button, caduceus, cane, cap and gown, chain,
     chain of office, cheat, class ring, club, cockade, collar, con man,
     crook, crosier, cross, cross-staff, cudgel, decoration, diddler,
     dress, eagle, emblems, ensigns, fasces, ferule, figurehead,
     fleur-de-lis, flimflammer, gavel, gyp, hammer and sickle, heraldry,
     insignia, knobkerrie, lapel pin, life preserver, livery, mantle,
     markings, medal, morning star, mortarboard, mountebank, nightstick,
     old school tie, paddle, pin, portfolio, quarterstaff, ram, regalia,
     ring, rod, rod of office, rose, sandbag, scepter, school ring,
     shamrock, sharpie, shillelagh, sigillography, skull and crossbones,
     sphragistics, spontoon, staff, stave, stick, swastika, tartan,
     thistle, tie, truncheon, uniform, verge, wand, wand of office,
     war club  
     
Din dicționarul The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03) :

  MACE
       
          A concurrent object-oriented language.
       
       

Din dicționarul THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY ((C)1911 Released April 15 1993) :

  MACE, n.  A staff of office signifying authority.  Its form, that of a
  heavy club, indicates its original purpose and use in dissuading from
  dissent.
  
  

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