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MAD

[¦em¦ā′dē or mad]
(electromagnetism)

MAD

(language)
1. Michigan Algorithm Decoder.

2. A data flow language.

["Implementation of Data Structures on a Data Flow Computer", D.L. Bowen, Ph.D. Thesis, Victoria U Manchester, Apr 1981].
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Five years later came ``The Shining,'' an icy Gothic fable based on a Stephen King novel in which a writer, played by Jack Nicholson, holes up with his family in a haunted Colorado hotel and goes mad, turning into a homicidal maniac.
Dying of thirst, Venture goes mad and kills himself while Augustin makes it to an ancient, abandoned temple.
At the point where he must either get a grip on himself or go mad, he goes mad.