[meyn-fawrs, -fohrs] /ˈmeɪnˈfɔrs, -ˈfoʊrs/
pertaining to regular military units with standard uniforms and equipment.
[meyn-freym] /ˈmeɪnˌfreɪm/ noun, Computers. 1. a large computer, often the hub of a system serving many users. /ˈmeɪnˌfreɪm/ noun 1. 2. the central processing unit of a computer n. “central processor of a computer system,” 1964, from main (adj.) + frame (n.). mainframe (mān’frām’) A large, often powerful computer, usually dedicated to lengthy, complex calculations […]
[French man gohsh] /French mɛ̃ ˈgoʊʃ/ noun 1. a dagger of the 16th and 17th centuries, held in the left hand in dueling and used to parry the sword of an opponent.
noun 1. the most important or central thought of a paragraph or larger section of text, which tells the reader what the text is about: Find the main idea in each paragraph.
[meyn] /meɪn/ adjective 1. chief in size, extent, or importance; principal; leading: the company’s main office; the main features of a plan. 2. sheer; utmost, as strength or force: to lift a stone by main force. 3. of or relating to a broad expanse: main sea. 4. Grammar. syntactically independent; capable of use in isolation. […]