the power supplied by human physical exertions:
an ancient building constructed entirely by man power.
a unit of power, assumed to be equal to the rate at which a person can do mechanical work, and commonly taken as 1/10 (0.1) horsepower.
rate of work in terms of this unit.
[man-ee-ok, mey-nee-] /ˈmæn iˌɒk, ˈmeɪ ni-/ noun 1. . /ˈmænɪˌɒk/ noun 1. another name for cassava (sense 1) n. 1560s, from Tupi manioch, mandioca, name for the root of the cassava plant.
- Man purse
noun See man bag noun phrase A handbag carried by a male, esp a metrosexual
[mahnk] /mɑ̃k/ noun, French. 1. the numbers 1 to 18 in roulette. [mahng-key; French mahn-key] /mɑŋˈkeɪ; French mɑ̃ˈkeɪ/ adjective 1. having failed, missed, or fallen short, especially because of circumstances or a defect of character; unsuccessful; unfulfilled or frustrated (usually used postpositively): a poet manqué who never produced a single book of verse. /mɑ̃ke; English […]
/Spanish manˈrɛsa/ noun 1. a city in NE Spain: contains a cave used as the spiritual retreat of St Ignatius Loyola. Pop: 67 269 (2003 est)