What does macintosh mean?

Definitions for macintosh

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mackintosh, macintosh(noun)

    a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric

  2. macintosh, mackintosh, mac, mack(noun)

    a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric


  1. Macintosh(n.)

    A brand of personal computer featuring an integrated system in which the hardware and system-operating software were designed by or under the control of a single company, the Apple Computer Corporation; among personal computers, distinguished from the IBM-compatible or Intel-based series of computers.

  2. Origin: [Trademark.]


  1. macintosh(Noun)

    A raincoat.

  2. Macintosh(ProperNoun)

    A brand of personal computer manufactured by Apple Inc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Macintosh(noun)

    same as Mackintosh

  2. Origin: [Trademark.]


  1. Macintosh

    The Macintosh, marketed as Mac, is a line of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc. It is targeted mainly at the home, education, and creative professional markets. The line includes the descendants of the first commercially successful personal computer that was sold without a programming language package and instead introduced a desktop publishing package, a mouse and a graphical user interface, all three novelties at the time. It also includes descendants of the entry-level Mac mini desktop model, the Mac Pro tower graphics workstation, and the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops. Its Xserve server was discontinued on January 31, 2011. Apple Inc.'s then-chairman Steve Jobs introduced the first Macintosh on January 24, 1984. It became The Macintosh product line saw success through the end of the decade, though popularity dropped in the 1990s as the personal computer market shifted toward the "Wintel" platform: IBM PC compatible machines running MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows with an Intel processor. In 1998, Apple consolidated its multiple consumer-level desktop models into the all-in-one iMac, which proved to be a sales success and saw the brand revitalized.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of macintosh in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of macintosh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marcus Dolengo:

    The best way to accelerate a Macintosh is at 9.8msecsec.

  2. Steve Jobs:

    If I were running Apple, I would milk the Macintosh for all it's worth -- and get busy on the next great thing. The PC wars are over. Done. Microsoft won a long time ago.

  3. Dave Barry:

    And, of course, you have the commercials where savvy businesspeople Get Ahead by using their MacIntosh computers to create the ultimate American business product: a really sharp-looking report.

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