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mead

(mēd), wine made of fermented honey and water, sometimes flavored with spices. It is highly intoxicating. Mead was known in classical Greece and Rome and was the favorite drink of the tribes of N and W Europe.

mead

an alcoholic drink made by fermenting a solution of honey, often with spices added

Mead

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Margaret. 1901--78, US anthropologist. Her works include Coming of Age in Samoa (1928) and Male and Female (1949)

Mead

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Lake. a reservoir in NW Arizona and SE Nevada, formed by the Hoover Dam across the Colorado River: one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. Area: 588 sq. km (227 sq. miles)
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The MEADS MFCR combines extraordinary capability and cost effectiveness," said Gregory Kee, general manager of the NATO MEADS Management Agency.
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No fielded groundCEmobile AMD System can intercept targets from two directions at the same time, as MEADS did today," said NATO MEADS Management Agency General Manager Gregory Kee.
The IFF system is incorporated into both MEADS 360-degree radar configurations and uses a cryptographic computer developed by Italy's SELEX Sistemi Integrati.
MEADS must go forward because the 40-year-old Patriot system is costly to man and maintain.
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making a line of draft meads," said Julia Herz, vice-president of marketing and co-owner of Redstone Meadery.
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