/mes-dos/ (Or MS-DOG, Messy-DOS, mess-dross, mess-loss, mush-dos) Derisory term for MS-DOS. Often followed by the ritual banishing “Just say No!”
Most hackers (even many MS-DOS hackers) loathe MS-DOS for its single-tasking nature, its limits on application size, its nasty primitive interface, and its ties to IBMness (see fear and loathing).
In Ireland and the UK it is sometimes called “Domestos” after a brand of toilet cleanser.
adjective, Slang. 1. beaten up; looking disarrayed. 2. confused and unhappy. 3. intoxicated with alcohol or narcotics. [mes] /mɛs/ noun 1. a dirty, untidy, or disordered condition: The room was in a mess. 2. a person or thing that is dirty, untidy, or disordered. 3. a state of embarrassing confusion: My affairs are in a […]
[French mey-se-nyœr] /French meɪ sɛˈnyœr/ noun, (sometimes lowercase) 1. plural of . [mawn-se-nyœr] /mɔ̃ sɛˈnyœr/ noun, plural Messeigneurs [mey-se-nyœr] /meɪ sɛˈnyœr/ (Show IPA) 1. a French title of honor given to princes, bishops, and other persons of eminence. 2. a person bearing this title. /mesɛɲœr/ noun 1. the plural of Monseigneur /mɔ̃sɛɲœr/ noun (pl) Messeigneurs […]
[me-see-nee] /mɛˈsi ni/ noun 1. an ancient city in the SW Peloponnesus; capital of ancient Messenia. /mɛˈsiːnɪ/ noun 1. an ancient Greek city in the SW Peloponnese: founded in 369 bc as the capital of Messenia
- Messenger RNA
noun, Genetics. 1. a single-stranded molecule of RNA that is synthesized in the nucleus from a DNA template and then enters the cytoplasm, where its genetic code specifies the amino acid sequence for protein synthesis. Abbreviation: mRNA.