noun, plural medflies.
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.
noun (pl) -fly, -flies
another name for Mediterranean fruit fly
a species of dipterous fly, Ceratitis capitata, having marbled wings, whose maggots tunnel into fruits such as citrus, peach, and vine in the Mediterranean area, South Africa, and elsewhere: family Trypetidae Also called medfly
Mediterranean fruit fly
[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)
- Media access unit
networking (MAU or Multistation Access Unit, MSAU) In a Token Ring network, a device to attach multiple network stations in a star topology, internally wired to connect the stations into a logical ring. The MAU contains relays to short out nonoperating stations. Multiple MAUs can be connected into a larger ring through their Ring In/Ring […]