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MAR

(1) (Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher) An organization that overhauls old computers and installs a version of Windows. Depending on who uses the computers, Microsoft has various licensing arrangements for Windows 2000 and XP that are priced way below the original OEM costs for the OS.

(2) (Mozilla ARchive) A file format for packaging updates for Mozilla projects. A MAR file contains a header, various binary files and an index.

(3) (Memory Address Register) A hardware circuit that holds an address in memory of data to be processed. The address was extracted from a machine language instruction.
References in classic literature ?
It is just at the very age when a man's character is forming that he tumbles into love, and then the lass he loves has the making or marring of him.
Not a few times, when a new student has been led into the temptation of marring the looks of some building by leadpencil marks or by the cuts of a jack-knife, I have heard an old student remind him: "Don't do that.
This disease of business would be corroding you and marring you all the time.