• WordNet 3.6
    • n MAK a terrorist organization founded by Osama bin Laden in the 1980s to provide money and recruit fighters around the world; enlisted and transported thousands of men to Afghanistan to fight the Russians; a split in the group led bin Laden and the extremist faction of MAK to form al-Qaeda
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mak In South African Dutch, tame: applied especially to Kafirs who have come under European influences.
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In literature:

We knock Careyville from de prairie alretty, mak' Yon Yacob go back to Cincinnati where he belong mit his Chews.
"Winning the Wilderness" by Margaret Hill McCarter
Thou mak'st the heaven thou hop'st indeed thy home.
"Poetical Works of Matthew Arnold" by Matthew Arnold
Ye must stay in port to mak' a patent pay.
"The Seven Seas" by Rudyard Kipling
Art thou some god, some angel, or some devil, That mak'st my blood cold, and my hair to stare?
"The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Caesar" by William Shakespeare
I take my rifle an' shoot heem, an' w'en de shot mak' de beeg noise, out com' anudder wan.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
What dangers thou canst mak' us scorn!
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7" by Various
I view the fight than thou that mak'st the fray.
"English Synonyms and Antonyms" by James Champlin Fernald
Him say, 'I mak' her wish she not been born any more.
"The Night Riders" by Ridgwell Cullum
We'll be striking the camp, for we must mak' straight for Pleasant Valley wi'oot delay.
"The Fiery Totem" by Argyll Saxby
They've gotten oor ultimatum, an' they can mak a kirk or a mill o' it.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
There ye have the situation, mak' o' it what ye will.
"Graham of Claverhouse" by Ian Maclaren
You mak it go to-night, all right.
"The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine
We'll need six balls each, as hard as ye mak' 'em, and the rest o' ye tak' two in yir arms and one in yir hand.
"Young Barbarians" by Ian Maclaren
Mees, I 'ope you mak' yourself to home now.
"The Peace of Roaring River" by George van Schaick
And thee'll stop here the night and mak thyself comfortable.
"The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit" by Richard Harris
It maks an auld body's banes ache sair, siccan a road, as yon!
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 15, No. 90, April, 1865" by Various
Dinna mak' a mock o' him, Geordie.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
And when the organ come and play the Soldaten it mak us think of Nelly.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Daisy, my lass, mak' me a round o' toast.
"The Parson O' Dumford" by George Manville Fenn
How else could I mak a leevin o't?
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various

In poetry:

"Soa, yo're th' new parson, are yo?
Well, awm fain to see yo've come;
Yo'll feel a trifle strange at furst,
But mak yorsen at hooam.
"Old Dave To Th' New Parson" by John Hartley
Soa once agean, Gooid bye, old lad!
An till we meet agean, God bless thi!
May smilin fortun mak thi glad,
An may noa ills o' life distress thi.
"Gooid" by John Hartley
Do you hear me speak? What can mak' him turn
His back on his ain dear wife,
Wha has stood by him through mony a faucht
For fifty years o' her life?
"The Piper's Tree" by Alexander Anderson
An if spendin what's left o' mi life
For ther sakes can mak up for lost time,
Ther shan't be a happier wife,
Nor three better loved childer nor mine.
"Lamentin' An Repentin'" by John Hartley
But little they care for the holy things
Wha serve in their heart the deil,
An' worship nocht but the gowd they mak',
An' their ain narrow, warldly weal.
"The Weary Weird" by Alexander Anderson
But I'll tell ye the tale that my mither tauld,
When I was a toddlin' wean;
It will mak' ye nae mair tak' the Orchard burn
To sit on the deil's big stane.
"The Deil's Stane" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Doug Aitken's celebration of his new book, Broken Screen, at the Schindler House/MAK Center this past Saturday — described as a '60s-style happening in announcements for the party — was a very elegant, civilized affair.
Yukti Gangwani, David Chiu, Anthony Mak, Alison Marsden, Dibyendu Sengupta.
Kirstie & Maks did the Viennese Waltz for their first dance .
Erin picked Maks' tux in the week the celebs dressed the dancers.
Maks isn't 'Dancing' around it: Marie can't win.
Susan's Yearling Mak is on the Mend .
Election Day is just 13 days away, and from abortion to Obama's college records, the campaigns are in overdrive KING 5's Robert Mak has some of the day's top political headlines.
As 'Up Front' ends, a thank you from Robert Mak.
Photography is too slick these days it doesn't mak...
Kirstie Alley and Maks will be recreating their flirty cha cha from season twelve to Cee Lo Green's "Forget You.".
) Also, if you noticed, Maks stayed out of any controversy with the judges last night.
So how will he close the gap and why is there a shortfall KING 5's Robert Mak reports on who could be affected.
PST, A to Z: 'Eames' at A+D Museum, 'Sympathetic' at MAK Center.
Critics say it's more about mak.

In science:

Note that by definition at most one of variables which mak e up a SOS1 (special ordered set of type 1) may be nonzero, and in this case the constraint (1) implies that the SOS1 variables must be zero or one in a valid solution, and therefore integer.
Bid Optimization for Internet Graphical Ad Auction Systems via Special Ordered Sets
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2003;3:5–13. Sharma-Oates A, Quirke P, Westhead DR. TmaDB: a repository for tissue microarray data. BMC Bioinform 2005;6:218–22. Demichelis F. On Information organization and information extraction for the study of gene expressions by tissue microarray technique.
Mass data exploration in oncology: An information synthesis approach
The first is the general assumption to mak e sure the unique equilibrium point when analyzing the dual congestion control algorithms, such as , and .
A Large Family of Multi-path Dual Congestion Control Algorithms
It is still unknown nowadays whether the solvability of a finite group is preserved by its complex group algebra (cf. [MaK, Problem 11.8]).
Quasisimple classical groups and their complex group algebras
Hu, C.-K. and Mak, K.-S. (1989) Percolation and phase transitions of hard–core particles on lattices : Monte Carlo approach, Phys.
The random geometry of equilibrium phases
Hu, C.-K. and Mak, K.-S. (1990) Percolation and phase transitions of hard–core particles on lattices with pair interactions, Phys.
The random geometry of equilibrium phases
If the “good/ugly” possibility is favored, then we also need to mak e plausible a mechanism for the vanishing of non-locality in the continuum limit.
Rooted staggered fermions: good, bad or ugly?
This idea was pointed out by Rastal (see ) and improved (in the theoretical framework of time varying constants) by Harko and Mak (see ).
About Bianchi I with time varying constants
Very few transfers exist for five of the irregulars, which mak es their existence before the GC hardly expected.
Constraints to Uranus' Great Collision. IV. The Origin of Prospero
We do not introduce any nonresonant rate contribution as in Lorentz-Wirzba et al. [154] or Mak et al. [165].
Charged-Particle Thermonuclear Reaction Rates: II. Tables and Graphs of Reaction Rates and Probability Density Functions
The machine mak “head” is chosen or if “tail” is chosen.
Testing Reactive Probabilistic Processes
The impor ta nce o f mak ing q ua nt itat ive ly comparab le me asureme nts a lso led the need o f s ta ndard and red unda nt inst rume ntat io n.
Lessons learned from the TMT site testing campaign
Gergely, L. ´A., Harko, T., Dwornik, M., Kupi, G. and Keresztes, Z., “Galactic rotation curves in brane world models”, MNRAS, 415, 3275, (2011). [1105.0159]. Mak, M.K. and Harko, T., “Can the galactic rotation curves be explained in brane world models?”, Phys.
Modified gravity theories and dark matter models tested by galactic rotation curves
Finally, the method of Menendez et al [14–16] mak es likelihood ratio tests for increasing orders using the φ-divergence measures .
Markov Chain Order estimation with Conditional Mutual Information
For the specification of the architecture we mak e use of a PSF library especially developed for describing software architectures.
Software (Re-)Engineering with PSF II: from architecture to implementation