MADS


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AcronymDefinition
MADSMaximum Annual Debt Service
MADSMesh Adaptive Direct Search (Algorithm)
MADSMiniature Aircraft Deployment System
MADSModular Auxiliary Data System (NASA)
MADSModified Air Defense System
MADSMalta Association of Dental Students
MADSMission Area Deficiency Statement
MADSMain Aircraft Data System
MADSMessage Accountability Delivery System
MADSMilitarized Advanced Disk System
MADSMaster Alarm Distribution System
MADSMembrane Assisted Distillation Stripping
MADSMaintenance & Diagnostic Subsystem
MADSMonopulse Antenna Detection System
MADSMissile Approach Detector Systems
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Now this woman was mad. For it had chanced that her husband had been "smelt out" by the witch-doctors as a worker of magic against the king, and slain.
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.
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.