• WordNet 3.6
    • n Mao Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)
    • n MAO an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
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  • Saul Alinsky
    Saul Alinsky
    “Quotes from Mao, Castro, and Che Guevara... are as germane to our highly technological, computerized society as a stagecoach on a jet runway at Kennedy airport.”


In literature:

He dances like Mao the Peacock.
"The Jungle Book" by Rudyard Kipling
The wolf is kipichi-mao, as the Indians say.
"Baree, Son of Kazan" by James Oliver Curwood
Opposite this river there is an island called La Mao.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803" by E.H. Blair
He is sometimes represented holding his feather-fan, Yue-mao Shan; at other times the peach of immortality.
"Myths and Legends of China" by E. T. C. Werner
The Odes, collected by Mao Chang, to whom is ascribed the test of the Odes as handed down to the present day.
"The Religions of Japan" by William Elliot Griffis
But it did not come to that, and Mao Tun made no further attempt, although the opportunity came several times.
"A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]" by Wolfram Eberhard
Discovered by Dr. U.K. Mao, April, 1884, and since administered by him and others in over 106,000 cases successfully.
"The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 6" by Various
Here, at 11.10 a.m., a change was made to the express from Batavia, and Maos was reached at 5.46 p.m.
"Across the Equator" by Thomas H. Reid
The first important stop was at Maos, where a change had to be made.
"From Jungle to Java" by Arthur Keyser
For several days the Houng-Mao-Eul were perfectly furious.
"Travels in Tartary, Thibet, and China During the years 1844-5-6. Volume 2 [of 2]" by Evariste Regis Huc

In poetry:

In nineteen hundred forty-nine
China was won by Mao Tse-tung
Chiang Kai Shek's army ran away
They were waiting there in Thailand yesterday
"CIA Dope Calypso" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

He served as Mao Zedong's minister of culture from 1949 to 1965, and has a reputation— deserved —for tedious prose.
Barack Obama (right) was only 15 when Communist leader Mao Zedong died, but had the two met over a good bottle of wine and a platter of Peking duck, who knows how much better U.S.-China relations could be.
The Mao Dynasty Moves Toward Democracy And Human Rights.
Japan's Mao Asada performs her short program at the world figure skating championships in Los Angeles last March.
Warhol Painting of Mao Tops Auction at Phillips.
' Mao is not coming back'.
Mao Zedong can divide opinion in China, inspiring nostalgia in some and fear in others.
Japan's Mao Asada rallies to win Cup of China with strong free skate.
SHANGHAI — Two-time world champion Mao Asada of Japan rallied to win the Cup of China after a strong performance in the free skate on Saturday.
Two-time world champion Mao Asada of Japan won the Cup of China with a strong free skate on Saturday, while Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje earned bronze in ice dancing.
Japan's Mao Asada wins Cup of China, Canadians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje third in ice dance.
' Mao : The Real Story' and 'Former People'.
"Communism is not love," Mao Zedong once famously pronounced.
'Flowers': All Mao 's world is a stage.
Once Again, Long Live Chairman Mao .

In science:

There seem to be regions in the core of M82 where the cloud system is disrupted, SF is turned off, but pressures and gas densities remain high (Mao et al. 2000 and references therein).
Galaxy Collisions - Dawn of a New Era
The submillimeter galaxies may be related to another high redshift class, the Lyman Break Galaxies (Shu, Mao, & Mo, 2001).
Galaxy Collisions - Dawn of a New Era
Mao, R. O., et al. (2000) Dense Gas in Nearby Galaxies.
Galaxy Collisions - Dawn of a New Era
Ann Mao and collaborators have undertaken a study of the vertical and horizontal components of the magnetic field above and below the location of the Sun via a 1.4 GHz survey of about 1000 polarized sources (|b| > 77◦ , L > 4 mJy).
Conference Summary: The Cosmic Agitator - Magnetic Fields in the Galaxy
Sui Ann Mao’s result on the magnetic field above and below the Galactic plane, and Tim Robishaw’s detection of the Zeeman effect in ULIRGs have already been discussed above.
Conference Summary: The Cosmic Agitator - Magnetic Fields in the Galaxy