MAD


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AcronymDefinition
MADMutually Assured Destruction
MADMean Absolute Deviation
MADMadonna
MADMake A Difference
MADMoroccan Dirham (ISO currency code)
MADMpeg Audio Decoder
MADMind Altering Drug(s)
MADMilitärischer Abschirmdienst (Military Secret Service, Germany)
MADMobile Armor Division
MADMuseum of Arts & Design (formerly American Craft Museum)
MADMultiple Ascending Dose (clinical trials)
MADMedian Absolute Deviation
MADMean And Dirty (Inspector Gadget)
MADMultiwavelength Anomalous Diffraction
MADMaintien a Domicile (French: Housekeeper)
MADMarket Abuse Directive (UK)
MADMotivated and Determined
MADMean Absolute Difference
MADMosquito Abatement District
MADMyoadenylate Deaminase Deficiency
MADMaster Agility Dog (dog agility title)
MADMotorists Against Detection (UK anti speed camera group)
MADMajor Affective Disorder
MADMarine Aviation Detachment
MAdMouse Adenovirus
MADMultiple Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase
MADMadrid, Spain - Barajas (Airport Code)
MADMoisture and Density
MADMichigan Algorithmic Decoder
MADMessage Address Directory
MADMagara Arastirma Dernegi (cave research society, Turkey)
MADMiddle-Aged Dating
MADmilitary air distress (US DoD)
MADMagnetic Audio Device
MADMemory Address Driver (BIOS)
MADMontana Association of the Deaf
MADMultiple Access Device
MADMy Adorable Darling
MADMAC-Address Descriptor (Cisco)
MADMagazine des Arts et du Divertissement (French: Arts and Entertainment Magazine; Belgium)
MADMass Acceleration Diagram
MADMean Administrative Delay (ITU-T)
MADMean Aerodynamic Diameter
MADMaladjusted, Antisocial, and Darn Mean (Tom of Thumb)
MADMaintenance Assembly-Disassembly
MADMini Attack Drone
MADMis-Aligned Die (coinage)
MADMaximum Allowable Delay
MADMotorcycle Adventure Destinations
MADMaster Account Domain
MADMixed Anxiety and Depression disorder
MADMedical Anchor Desk
MADMultiaperture Device
MADManaging Archaeological Data
MADMission Area Deficiency
MADMarina Academic Decathlon (Huntington Beach, California)
MADMaster of Air Defense
MADMargin for Adverse Deviation (finance; also seen as MFAD)
MADMarket Analysis Dormancy
MADMajor Activity Director
MADMission Area Directorate
MADMobility and Directories
MADMilitary Assistance Division (US European Command EUCOM)
MADMaintenance Action Directive
MADMilieuAdviesDienst Regionaal (Dutch: regional environment advice service)
MADMajor Account Designation
MADMaximum Applicable Dose
MADManagement Accounting Division
MADMagnetic Anomaly Detector/Detection
MADMedia Advertising and Design (various locations)
MADMastertronic Added Dimension (game publisher)
MADMember Appreciation Day (various organizations)
MADMultiple Administrative Domain (computing)
MADMothers against Decapentaplegic (protein)
MaDMommy and Daddy (scientists; University of California, San Francisco)
MADMayhem and Destruction (gaming clan)
MaDManufacturing and Design (various locations)
MADMesophilic Anaerobic Digestion
MADMusic Art Dance (various organizations)
References in classic literature ?
I've seen hatters before,' she said to herself; `the March Hare will be much the most interesting, and perhaps as this is May it won't be raving mad--at least not so mad as it was in March.
Do you mean to say that my father in a mad attempt to usurp the functions of God created that awful thing?
murmured the girl, burying her face in her hands, "he has gone mad; he has gone mad.
if it wasn't mesilf thin that was mad as a Kilkenny cat I shud like to be tould who it was!
Thrue for you, Sir Pathrick," it said as plain as iver a squaze said in the world, "Thrue for you, Sir Pathrick, mavourneen, and it's a proper nate gintleman ye are -- that's God's truth," and with that she opened her two beautiful peepers till I belaved they wud ha' cum'd out of her hid althegither and intirely, and she looked first as mad as a cat at Mounseer Frog, and thin as smiling as all out o' doors at mesilf.
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.
So, Sir Knight of the Rueful Countenance, I say you not only may and ought to do mad freaks for her sake, but you have a good right to give way to despair and hang yourself; and no one who knows of it but will say you did well, though the devil should take you; and I wish I were on my road already, simply to see her, for it is many a day since I saw her, and she must be altered by this time, for going about the fields always, and the sun and the air spoil women's looks greatly.
The abbe began like you, and in three days you will be like him, mad enough to tie up; but, fortunately, there are dungeons here.
He pulled at it and, wrench- ing it free, swung up its red brilliancy with a mad cry of exultation even as the color bearer, gasping, lurched over in a final throe and, stiff- ening convulsively, turned his dead face to the ground.
I ran to the right, passing several exits choked with the fear mad mob that were battling to escape.
Here it was joined by a river of greater magnitude and swifter current, and their united waters swept off through the valley in one impetuous stream, which, from its rapidity and turbulence, had received the name of the Mad River.
It had been the spring, it will be remembered, that had prompted them to go on pilgrimage; and me, too, the spring was filling with strange, undefinable longings, and though I flattered myself that I had set out in pursuance of a definitely taken resolve, I had really no more freedom in the matter than the children who followed at the heels of the mad piper.