MAD


MAD

Mad may refer to:

* Anger
* Madness, the state of being irrational or suffering from mental illness
*"Mad (magazine)", an American humor magazine and its various spinoffs:
** "MADtv", a sketch comedy television series
** Mad Magazine Card Game
** The Mad Magazine Game
* Mad River, various rivers
* Mad (village), a village in the Dunajská Streda District of Slovakia
* Mad (band), a rock band from Buenos Aires, Argentina

MAD may be an acronym for:

* Mutual assured destruction, a doctrine of military strategy
* Madrid Barajas International Airport, the IATA airport code
* MAD TV (Greece), a Greek music channel
* MAD (poem), a poem by the World War I poet Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
* MAD Studio, an architectural firm
* MAD Movie, a Japanese fan-made video, much like an Anime Music Video. MAD can also describe the Japanese AMV community
* MAD programming language (short for Michigan Algorithm Decoder)
* MAD Multiply and Add in computer science, a low level instruction for the GPU
* Magnetic airborne detector
* Magnetic anomaly detector, a scientific instrument and anti-submarine warfare detection device
* Malevolent Agency of Destruction, a fictional evil organization led by Dr. Claw from the cartoon series Inspector Gadget
* Mandibular advancement device, an appliance worn in the mouth to treat obstructive sleep apnea or snoring
* Maximal areal density
* Mean absolute deviation, a statistical measure of variability
* Median absolute deviation, a statistical measure of variability, more resistant to outliers
* Mean absolute distance, a mathematical function
* Meg and Dia, American indie rock band
* Methodical Accelerator Design, Particle accelerator simulation tool
* Militärischer Abschirmdienst, the Military Counterintelligence division of the German Army
* Moroccan dirham, the ISO 4217 code for the currency of Morocco
* MPEG Audio Decoder, an audio decompression software
* Multi-wavelength anomalous dispersion, a technique used in X-ray crystallography
* Multiple Access Dialer, a dialer developed by Compuspec that can access a variety of telecom networks in case one service is not available
* Museum of Arts & Design, located in New York City


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  • mad — W3S2 [mæd] adj comparative madder superlative maddest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(angry)¦ 2¦(crazy)¦ 3¦(uncontrolled)¦ 4 be mad about/for/on somebody/something 5¦(mentally ill)¦ 6 like mad 7 don t go mad …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • MAD UK — MAD Magazine (British Reprint Edition) 1959 1994 Sources:25 Years of MAD Magazine (Suron International Publications, 1984): author David Robinson, British MAD contributor (1978 1994), who wrote all of the following notes.30 Years of MAD Magazine… …   Wikipedia

  • mad — [ mæd ] adjective ** 1. ) never before noun INFORMAL angry: He makes me mad, the way he keeps criticizing me. mad at/with: My boss is mad at me for missing the meeting. 2. ) MAINLY BRITISH very silly or stupid: CRAZY: be mad to do something: You… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mad — /mad/, adj., madder, maddest, n., v., madded, madding. adj. 1. mentally disturbed; deranged; insane; demented. 2. enraged; greatly provoked or irritated; angry. 3. (of animals) a. abnormally furious; ferocious: a mad bull. b. affected with… …   Universalium

  • Mad — Mad, a. [Compar. {Madder}; superl. {Maddest}.] [AS. gem?d, gem[=a]d, mad; akin to OS. gem?d foolish, OHG. gameit, Icel. mei?a to hurt, Goth. gam[ a]ids weak, broken. ?.] 1. Disordered in intellect; crazy; insane. [1913 Webster] I have heard my… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • MAD — steht für: MAD (Eisenach), eine Großraumdiskothek MAD (Zeitschrift) für Materialien, Analysen, Dokumente MAD Magazin, eine Satire Zeitschrift MAD Spiel, ein Spiel des MAD Magazins MAD Kartenspiel, ein Kartenspiel des MAD Magazins Die Abkürzung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mad — steht für: Amt für den Militärischen Abschirmdienst, ein deutscher Nachrichtendienst MAD Magazin, eine Zeitschrift MAD Spiel, ein Spiel des MAD Magazins MAD Kartenspiel, ein Kartenspiel des MAD Magazins MAD Zeitschrift für Materialien, Analysen,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mád — Mád …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MAD TV — Страна Греция Язык вещания греческий Центр управления Афины Формат изображения …   Википедия

  • mad — [mad] adj. madder, maddest [ME madd, aphetic < OE gemæd, pp. of (ge)mædan, to make mad, akin to Goth gamaiths, crippled, OS gimēd, foolish < IE * mait < base * mai , to hew, cut off > Goth maitan, to hew, Gr mitylos, dehorned] 1.… …   English World dictionary