marc

marc

[mahrk; French mar]
noun
1.
the grapes contained in the wine press and the residue, as skins and pips, remaining after the juice is expressed.
2.
(in France) the brandy distilled from this residue.
3.
Pharmacology. the residue that remains following the extraction of active principles from a vegetable drug by means of a solvent.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Middle French, akin to marcher to tread; see march1

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Marc

[mahrk; for 1 also German mahrk]
noun
1.
Franz [frahnts] , 1880–1916, German painter.
2.
a male given name, form of Marcus.

MARC

[mahrk] ,
noun Library Science.
a standardized system developed by the Library of Congress for producing and transmitting machine-readable bibliographic records.

Origin:
ma(chine) r(eadable) c(atologing)

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marc (mɑːk, French mar)
 
n
1.  the remains of grapes or other fruit that have been pressed for wine-making
2.  a brandy distilled from these
 
[C17: from French, from Old French marchier to trample (grapes), march1]

Marc (German mark)
 
n
Franz (frants). 1880--1916, German expressionist painter; cofounder with Kandinsky of the Blaue Reiter group (1911). He is noted for his symbolic compositions of animals

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machine readable cataloging
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