[med-uh-vak] /ˈmɛd əˌvæk/
a helicopter for evacuating the wounded from a battlefield.
an ambulance or other vehicle equipped for emergency transport of medical patients.
any of the trained personnel transporting or otherwise tending to the sick or wounded in a medevac.
verb (used with object), medevacked, medevacking.
to transport (sick or wounded persons) by medevac.
(military) the evacuation of casualties from forward areas to the nearest hospital or base
a helicopter used for transporting wounded or sick people to hospital
verb -vacs, -vacking, -vacked
(transitive) to transport (a wounded or sick person) to hospital by medevac
1966, U.S. military, formed from elements of medical evacuation.
medevac med·e·vac (měd’ĭ-vāk’)
v. med·e·vaced, med·e·vac·ing, med·e·vacs
To transport a patient to a place where medical care is available.
[med-flahy] /ˈmɛdˌflaɪ/ noun, plural medflies. 1. . noun 1. a small, black and white, irregularly banded two-winged fly, Ceratitis capitata, of many warm regions, that damages citrus and other succulent fruit crops by implanting eggs that hatch into maggots within the fruit. /ˈmɛdˌflaɪ/ noun (pl) -fly, -flies 1. another name for Mediterranean fruit fly noun […]
[med-ferd] /ˈmɛd fərd/ noun 1. a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston. 2. a city in SW Oregon.
[mee-dee-uh] /ˈmi di ə/ noun 1. a plural of . 2. (usually used with a plural verb) the means of communication, as radio and television, newspapers, and magazines, that reach or influence people widely: The media are covering the speech tonight. adjective 3. pertaining to or concerned with such means: a job in media research. […]
- Media access control
networking (MAC) The lower sublayer of the OSI data link layer. The interface between a node’s Logical Link Control and the network’s physical layer. The MAC differs for various physical media. See also MAC Address, Ethernet, IEEE 802.3, token ring. [What does it do? Examples?] (1996-01-29)