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10 definitions found
 for mar
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maa \Maa\, n. [See New a gull.] (Zool.)
     The common European gull ({Larus canus); -- called also
     mar. See New, a gull.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mar \Mar\, n.
     A mark or blemish made by bruising, scratching, or the like;
     a disfigurement.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mar \Mar\, n.
     A small lake. See Mere. [Prov. Eng.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mar \Mar\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marred (m[aum]rd); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Marring.] [OE. marren, merren, AS. merran, myrran (in
     comp.), to obstruct, impede, dissipate; akin to OS. merrian,
     OHG. marrjan, merran; cf. D. marren, meeren, to moor a ship,
     Icel. merja to bruise, crush, and Goth. marzjan to offend.
     Cf. Moor, v.]
     1. To make defective; to do injury to, esp. by cutting off or
        defacing a part; to impair; to disfigure; to deface.
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              I pray you mar no more trees with wiring love songs
              in their barks.                       --Shak.
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              But mirth is marred, and the good cheer is lost.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              Ire, envy, and despair
              Which marred all his borrowed visage. --Milton.
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     2. To spoil; to ruin. "It makes us, or it mars us." "Striving
        to mend, to mar the subject." --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mew \Mew\, n. [AS. m?w, akin to D. meeuw, G. m["o]we, OHG. m?h,
     Icel. m[=a]r.] (Zool.)
     A gull, esp. the common British species ({Larus canus);
     called also sea mew, maa, mar, mow, and cobb.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Mar
      n 1: the month following February and preceding April [syn:
           March, Mar]
      2: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something
         (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish" [syn:
         blemish, defect, mar]
      v 1: make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty" [syn: mar,
           impair, spoil, deflower, vitiate]
      2: destroy or injure severely; "mutilated bodies" [syn:
         mutilate, mar]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  71 Moby Thesaurus words for "mar":
     be all thumbs, blemish, blight, blot, blunder, blunder away,
     blunder into, blunder on, blunder upon, boggle, botch, bruise,
     bumble, bungle, butcher, check, cicatrize, commit a gaffe, crack,
     craze, damage, deface, deform, destroy, disfigure, disproportion,
     distort, dysphemize, faux pas, flaw, flounder, fumble, harm, hurt,
     impair, kink, look a fright, look a mess, look bad, look like hell,
     look something terrible, lumber, miscue, misshape, muddle, muff,
     murder, mutilate, offend, offend the eye, play havoc with,
     prejudice, ruin, scab, scar, scarify, scratch, slip, split, spoil,
     stain, stumble, taint, tarnish, trip, truncate, twist, uglify,
     vitiate, warp, wreck
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  MAR
         Microprogram Address Register (IC)
         

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  MAR
         Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher [program] (MS)
         

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Mar-Mac, NC -- U.S. Census Designated Place in North Carolina
     Population (2000):    3004
     Housing Units (2000): 1485
     Land area (2000):     4.381212 sq. miles (11.347287 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.027292 sq. miles (0.070687 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.408504 sq. miles (11.417974 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            41540
     Located within:       North Carolina (NC), FIPS 37
     Location:             35.331502 N, 78.046751 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Mar-Mac, NC
      Mar-Mac
      Mar, NC
      Mar
  

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