mandrin man·drin (mān’drĭn)
A stiff wire or stylet inserted into a soft catheter to give it shape and firmness while passing through a hollow tubular structure. Also called mandrel.
[man-joo-keyt] /ˈmæn dʒʊˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), manducated, manducating. Archaic. 1. to chew; masticate; eat. /ˈmændjʊˌkeɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) (literary) to eat or chew
[mahn-dee-ahs; English man-dee-uh s, man-dee-uh s] /mɑnˈdi ɑs; English mænˈdi əs, ˈmæn di əs/ noun, plural mandyai [mahn-dee-e] /mɑnˈdi ɛ/ (Show IPA). English, mandyases [man-dee-uh-siz] /mænˈdi ə sɪz/ (Show IPA). Greek Orthodox Church. 1. a short, black cloak worn by monks. 2. a mantle, usually purple, worn by bishops.
- Mandy rice-davis applies
chat (MRDA) An acronym used to imply that someone is lying to protect their own interests. During the trial of Stephen Ward (who was charged with living off the immoral earnings of Christine Keeler and Rice-Davies), the prosecuting counsel pointed out that Lord Astor denied any involvement with her and Rice-Davies replied, “Well, he would, […]
[meyn] /meɪn/ noun 1. the long hair growing on the back of or around the neck and neighboring parts of some animals, as the horse or lion. 2. Informal. (on a human being) a head of distinctively long and thick or rough hair. /meɪn/ noun 1. the long coarse hair that grows from the crest […]