[muh-shet-ee, -chet-ee] /məˈʃɛt i, -ˈtʃɛt i/ noun 1. a large heavy knife used especially in Latin-American countries in cutting sugarcane and clearing underbrush and as a weapon. 2. a tarpon, Elops affinis, of the eastern Pacific Ocean, having an elongated, compressed body. /məˈʃɛtɪ; -ˈtʃeɪ-/ noun 1. a broad heavy knife used for cutting or as […]
- Mache unit
Mache unit Ma·che unit (māk’ə, mä’kə) n. Abbr. Mu A unit of measure of radium emanation. One thousand Mache units equal the amount of emanation in equilibrium with 1/2000 milligram of radium.
[mak-ee-uh-vel-ee-uh n] /ˌmæk i əˈvɛl i ən/ adjective 1. of, like, or befitting . 2. being or acting in accordance with the principles of government analyzed in The Prince, in which political expediency is placed above morality and the use of craft and deceit to maintain the authority and carry out the policies of a […]
[mak-ee-uh-vel-ee; Italian mah-kyah-vel-lee] /ˌmæk i əˈvɛl i; Italian ˌmɑ kyɑˈvɛl li/ noun 1. Niccolò di Bernardo [neek-kaw-law dee ber-nahr-daw] /ˌnik kɔˈlɔ di bɛrˈnɑr dɔ/ (Show IPA), 1469–1527, Italian statesman, political philosopher, and author. /ˌmækɪəˈvɛlɪ/ noun 1. Niccolò (nikkoˈlɔ). 1469–1527, Florentine statesman and political philosopher; secretary to the war council of the Florentine republic (1498–1512). His […]