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MOWMeals-on-Wheels (non-profit food administering organization)
MoWMan or Woman?
MOWMoscow, Russia (Airport Code)
MOWMaintenance of Way
MOWMan-Of-War
MOWMen of War (video game)
MOWMinistry of Works (Bahrain)
MoWMinistry of Works (UK)
MOWMovie of the Week
MOWMaps of the World
MOWMehr Oder Weniger (German: More or Less)
MOWMadeleine of Wiken (est. 2006; Sweden)
MOWMaennlich Oder Weiblich (German chat: boy or girl)
MoWModern Welsh (linguistics)
MOWMember of the Week
MOWMost of World
MOWMountain of Worship (ministry)
MOWMission Operations Wing (NASA)
MOWMassive Online World (game/virtual simulation)
MOWMaster of Wisdom
MOWMaintenance Orderwire
MOWManiac on Wheels
MOWMail Order Works (Essex, UK)
MOWMasters of Weaponry (gaming clan)
MOWMission Operations Working Group
MOWMadmen of Wrestling
MOWMeasurement Over Wires (screw thread gauging method)
MOWMissionaries of War (online gaming clan)
MOWMuseum of Writing (UK)
MOWMessenger on Watch
MOWMake Own Way
MOWMercer Oliver Wyman (management consulting; various locations)
References in periodicals archive ?
There are a few cases on record where Portuguese man-of-war stings on humans have resulted in fatalities, and victims can suffer intense fever and anaphylactic shock.
Throughout the book are interesting mathematical facts and illustrations: large arrays show the number of people on board the man-of-war, such as the 131 marines, 569 seamen, and various petty officers, warrant officers, lieutenants, and so on; the concept of a ratio is used to describe the captain, who was allowed four servants for every 100 members of the ship's crew.
Under Captain George Vandeput, the man-of-war successfully delivered British marines to Boston, patrolled New York City's harbour, and fired upon Rebel armies.
Jellyfish and Portuguese man-of-war often leave raised blisters that are in the shape of their own tentacles.
The Portuguese man-of-war is a problem for swimmers because it floats just below the surface and is hard to see.
IPaF I was stung as a child by a Portuguese man-of-war and I'll never forget it.
Maria Furcas, 69, suffered an allergic reaction when she was stung on the leg by a Portuguese man-of-war while swimming in the Mediterranean with her sister.
STRONG winds have blown a rare Portuguese man-of-war jellyfish on to the Dorset coast - the third to be reported in days.