the Indonesian name for the Moluccas
[mawl-tee] /ˈmɔl ti/ adjective, maltier, maltiest. 1. of, like, or containing . /ˈmɔːltɪ/ adjective maltier, maltiest 1. of, like, or containing malt adj. 1817, from malt (n.) + -y (2).
malunion mal·un·ion (māl-yōōn’yən) n. Incomplete union or union in a faulty position after a fracture or wound.
noun the return of performance-related compensation upon the discovery of deficient performance Examples There is a malus clause in his contract.
[muh-loos; French ma-lys] /məˈlus; French maˈlüs/ noun, Optics. 1. the law stating that the intensity of a beam of plane-polarized light after passing through a rotatable polarizer varies as the square of the cosine of the angle through which the polarizer is rotated from the position that gives maximum intensity.