[men-is] /ˈmɛn ɪs/
something that threatens to cause evil, harm, injury, etc.; a threat:
Air pollution is a menace to health.
a person whose actions, attitudes, or ideas are considered dangerous or harmful:
When he gets behind the wheel of a car, he’s a real menace.
an extremely annoying person.
verb (used with object), menaced, menacing.
to utter or direct a threat against; threaten.
to serve as a probable threat to; imperil.
verb (used without object), menaced, menacing.
to express or serve as a threat.
to threaten with violence, danger, etc
(literary) a threat or the act of threatening
something menacing; a source of danger
(informal) a nuisance
c.1300, “declaration of hostile intent,” also “act of threatening,” from Old French menace “menace, threat” (9c.), from Vulgar Latin minacia “threat, menace” (also source of Spanish amenaza, Italian minaccia), singular of Latin minaciæ “threatening things,” from minax (genitive minacis) “threatening,” from minari “threaten, jut, project,” from minæ “threats, projecting points,” from PIE root *men- (2) “to project.” Applied to persons from 1936.
c.1300, from Old French menacer “threaten, urge” (11c.), Anglo-French manasser, from Vulgar Latin *minaciare “to threaten,” from minacia (see menace (n.)). Related: Menaced; menacing.
[muh-nak-mee, mee-nak-] /məˈnæk mi, miˈnæk-/ noun, Physiology. 1. the part of a female’s life during which menstruation occurs. menacme men·ac·me (mě-nāk’mē) n. The period of a woman’s life in which menstrual activity occurs.
[mee-nad] /ˈmi næd/ noun 1. . /ˈmiːnæd/ noun 1. a variant spelling of maenad
- Menadiol diacetate
menadiol diacetate men·a·di·ol di·ac·e·tate (měn’ə-dī’ôl’ dī-ās’ĭ-tāt’, -ōl’) n. See acetomenaphthane.
[men-uh-dahy-ohn] /ˌmɛn əˈdaɪ oʊn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a synthetic yellow crystalline powder, C 1 1 H 8 O 2 , insoluble in water, used as a vitamin K supplement. /ˌmɛnəˈdaɪəʊn/ noun 1. a yellow crystalline compound used in fungicides and as an additive to animal feeds. Formula: C11H8O2 Also vitamin K3 menadione men·a·di·one (měn’ə-dī’ōn’) n. […]