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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].
References in classic literature ?
`Oh, you can't help that,' said the Cat: `we're all mad here.
If these amazing experiences are real I shall go mad; if they are fanciful I am mad already.
It is one of a dozen similarly hideous things that your father has created in his mad desire to solve the problem of life.
Then with a cry Nada sprang up and fled along the path which Umslopogaas had taken, and after her leapt and ran the mad woman.
if it wasn't mesilf thin that was mad as a Kilkenny cat I shud like to be tould who it was!
But now I have recovered from my amazement, and can think it over quietly, I must still venture to doubt whether this strange man is really mad in the true meaning of the word.
"It seems to me," said Sancho, "that the knights who behaved in this way had provocation and cause for those follies and penances; but what cause has your worship for going mad? What lady has rejected you, or what evidence have you found to prove that the lady Dulcinea del Toboso has been trifling with Moor or Christian?"
"Yes; we have an instance here; it was by always offering a million of francs to the governor for his liberty that an abbe became mad, who was in this chamber before you."
He himself felt the daring spirit of a savage religion mad. He was capable of profound sacri- fices, a tremendous death.
I ran to the right, passing several exits choked with the fear mad mob that were battling to escape.
de Baisemeaux, thoroughly impressed with what Aramis had told him, and in perfect conformity with the king's order, hoped only that one thing might happen; namely, that the madman Marchiali might be mad enough to hang himself to the canopy of his bed, or to one of the bars of the window.
A Plentiful Hunting Camp.-Shoshonie Hunters - Hoback's River - Mad River- Encampment Near the Pilot Knobs.- A Consultation.