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  Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Macron
In Latvian A-macron, E-macron, I-macron and U-macron are considered separate letters that sort in alphabetical order immediately after A, E, I, U respectively.
It is often used in modern Latin dictionaries to mark vowel length, in conjuction with the breve.
The final row is the letter Yy with macron, used sometimes in teaching Latin.
fact-archive.com /encyclopedia/Macron   (406 words)

  
 Macron - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In pinyin, macrons are used over a, e, i, o, u, ü (ā, ē, ī, ō, ū, ǖ) to indicate the first tone of Mandarin Chinese.
The macron is often used in modern Latin (and modern old Greek) dictionaries and textbooks to mark long vowels, sometimes in conjunction with the breve, which marks short vowels.
In older handwriting styles, such as the German schrift, the macron over an m or an n meant that the letter was doubled.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Macron   (874 words)

  
 Short Essay on Macrons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Macrons are not part of "standard" Greek orthography (meaning you won't find them in a typical printing of Plato).
Another very good point is that the consistent use of macrons in one's own study can help to reinforce the vowel lengths in both common and uncommon words, which will then, when reading "live" (macron-less) texts, make it easier to recognize (remember) the vowel lengths where necessary.
The macron is either too far to the left (in the case of iota), or else it obscures the existing diacritical marks.
mspencer.net /~rhunerlach/macronsess.html   (1011 words)

  
 Macron Safety Systems
Macron Safety Systems are committed to the provision of a comprehensive range of cost-effective products, designed and manufactured to meet the demanding needs of a market that exists to protect life and property.
Macron's products are designed and produced to the highest possible specification and are manufactured within a Quality controlled environment to ISO 9002.
The Macron MF 140 Mobile Foam Unit has been designed for rapid one-man deployment and is ideal for the protection of oil storage and loading terminals, paints or solvents stores, boiler rooms, ship's engine rooms and all similar high-risk areas.
www.connell-trading.co.uk /macron   (2188 words)

  
 Macronisation of Web Content: The Macron
The publication was the fifth edition of Williams' Dictionary, which decided on the macron as a combining character, using it to lengthen vowels in the keywords of the reference.
Which is the "correct" device has been a matter of some debate, although the macron solution is generally accepted today as the closest we have to a standard.
The choice of the macron as an aid to comprehension has left the authors and administrators of the Web in Aotearoa with a legacy of thorny technical issues and frustration with the bewildering range of browser behaviour to be accomodated.
www.tpk.govt.nz /using/macron_paper/macr-2-0.html   (647 words)

  
 Linear Actuators, Belt Drives, Positioners, Motion Control Systems & Products - Macron
MACRON DYNAMICS new belt driven linear actuator offers low cost alternative for high volume linear motion applications.
MACRON DYNAMICS is a leader in the design and manufacturing of linear actuators, linear motion components and custom mechanical motion systems.
MACRON DYNAMICS' line of linear actuators and screw driven positioning tables are available in a wide range of sizes and capacities that are designed to perform a variety of tasks from simple to complex linear motion.
www.macrondynamics.com   (357 words)

  
 Macron Software
Macron Software is a leading provider of localization and development services for the multimedia and computer games industries.
By partnering with Macron, you can help ensure that your new and localized titles make it to market on time and for a cost that ensures profitability.
Macron has completed the localization project for leading Scandinavian publisher PAN Vision.
www.macronsoftware.com /pages/en/default.htm   (149 words)

  
 Macron International Group Limited   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Macron International Group Limited (MIG Ltd.) is a leading company dealing with high-end technology.
As for the Optoelectronics Manufacturing business, it is under the Macron Optoelectronics Department which was set up in 1992.
As our clientele is rapidly growing, we have established the Macron Photoresistor Factory in Shenzhen, China.
www.macron.com.hk   (338 words)

  
 Macron - Te Reo Māori   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The macron, or the 'Māori hat', as Maaki calls it, is the line shown on the top of long vowels.
If you can't type a macron, then use the Bruce Biggs method and put the vowel twice.
Unfortunately the macron is difficult to represent on the computer.
orakei.co.nz /tereo/Macron   (287 words)

  
 Elizabeth Macron Appears Before The [NJ] Supreme Court
Today in Trenton, New Jersey, Elizabeth Macron, Libertarian Party candidate for U.S. Senate appeared before the New Jersey Supreme Court to answer to the Democratic Party's petition to change the November ballot.
The Democrats are seeking to have the deadlines required by law voided so that they can substitute a candidate with a chance to win for Robert Torricelli whose support in the polls has dropped.
Macron, who is an attorney, argued that the Supreme Court must uphold the "rule of law" and that the harm the Democrats claimed would befall the electoral process and the right of voters to choose, was overblown.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/766100/posts   (1277 words)

  
 Belt Driven Linear Actuator offers multi-axis functionality., Macron Dynamics Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Macron NBC actuator is designed to accommodate loads of up to 150 pounds and can be used where accuracy is not a critical requirement.
Macron Dynamics offers customizable linear motion products that offer up to 500 feet of travel length, support up to 10,000 pounds, and operate at speeds up to 600 inches per second.
Macron Dynamics is a leader in the design and manufacture of linear motion control products and systems creatively engineered to improve productivity and reduce costs in commercial and industrial applications.
news.thomasnet.com /fullstory/489154/rss   (710 words)

  
 Absolute Anime / Macron 1
In the year 2545, a teletransporation experiment gone wrong puts test pilot David Jance through the center of the galaxy and into another universe, where he ends up in the middle of a life-and-death struggle against the armies of GRIP, led by Dark Star.
Macron 1 was a flying space robot formed when Beta Command, led by Dr. Chagall, joined its energy and weaponry with the Macstar, piloted by David Jance.
In many ways, Macron 1 was similar to Robotech, also receiving odd time slots and suffered from poor scheduling.
www.absoluteanime.com /macron1/index.htm   (243 words)

  
 Macron Filter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
For any other browser type, the filter replaces the macron characters with plain vowels in any HTML content before it is returned to the browser.
Older browsers, and browsers on some platforms will not render macrons correctly and may display a blank, question mark, or some other character where the macronised character should be.
The current version of the Macron Filter plays it safe and strips macron characters for all browsers types except for these browsers on Windows platforms: IE 4 or later, Netscape 6 or later, and Mozilla/5 (and up) compatible browsers.
www.signify.co.nz /macronfilter/index.html   (746 words)

  
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Here is a hex dump showing on the first line what happens when you simply ignore the macrons, and on the second line what it looks like when you double the characters.
One easy way to add macrons is to use the HTML entities for them.
Macrons manage to fit into just two bytes, and the first byte is either C4 or C5.
www.stat.auckland.ac.nz /~kimihia/unicode-macrons   (2234 words)

  
 Māori Macron Characters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Marking long vowels with macrons is also used in Hawaiian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Livonian, and Marshallese; and in the romanization of Amharic (ethiopic), Arabic (perso-arabic), Assamese (assamese), Bengali (bengali), Chinese (sino-japanese), Gujarati, Hindi (devanagari), Japanese (sino-japanese), Kannada, Kazakh (cyrillic), Malayalam, Oriya, Pashto (perso-arabic), Persian (perso-arabic), Punjabi, Tamil (tamil), Telugu, and Urdu (perso-arabic).
Although a number of documents are printed in Māori without macrons, Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, The Māori Language Commission, recommends always using them as it makes pronounciation easier for learners.
To use macrons in Classic, OS 9, or non-Unicode Carbon applications, see this sub page.
homepages.paradise.net.nz /tomrobin/macrons/index.html   (295 words)

  
 Te Reo
The symbol that was used was a short line or bar (macron) over the vowel signifying a long length and an absence of the bar signifying a short length.
Sometimes the umlaut (two dots above a letter) was used as a replacement for the macron when writing macron vowels.
This convention of displaying the lengthened vowel with a macron character is one that has been encouraged by the Māori Language Commission.
members.tripod.com /awanderingminstreli/tereo.htm   (540 words)

  
 definition: macrons, Maori language characters, typefaces, fonts, accents, long vowels, accented | Motive Glossary
Users are unlikely to enter a query including the macron keystrokes, i.e.
Search indexes are typically code-literal: although a macronised vowel resembles a standard vowel when viewed through a browser, at a code level it is not equivalent.
A server-side filter that detects browsers unable to correctly display macronised vowels and substitutes the corresponding non-macronised character before the webpage is downloaded.
www.motive.co.nz /glossary/macron.php   (432 words)

  
 FDA Compliant Bar Coded Unit Dose Packaging from Macron Packaging Systems LLC
But at Macron Packaging Systems, we didn't wait to see what the FDA was going to do!
As an industry leader, Macron has been a strong advocate for using packaging technology to improve patient safety.
Macron provides quick turnaround services, so that your medications make it quickly from our plant...
www.macronunitdose.com /index.html   (358 words)

  
 Language Log: The modish macron
To the right is a picture of the awning sign of a local hair place, VŌG. I walk past it frequently, wondering who's supposed to be attracted by evocations of Vogon style, but I didn't realize it was part of a trend.
Unfortunately, the modish macron doesn't help our campaign to promote the IPA through popular culture.
I seem to remember that there was a brand of juice box called "Boku" - macrons over the O and the U, and it was pronounced "beaucoup".
itre.cis.upenn.edu /~myl/languagelog/archives/002433.html   (590 words)

  
 Macron Software - Services - Licensing
Working in the localization industry for many years, Macron Software became an internationally recognized multimedia localization company working for a long list of international clientele including the industry leaders such as Dorling Kindersley, BBC Worldwide or Vivendi Universal Games and their republishers.
Our long-term successful cooperation with Dorling Kindersley has been based not only on providing localization services to DK republishers all over the Europe, but we have also been developing localization tools as well as providing localization support for localizing publishers.
By the end of 2005 we have signed a similar representation contract with BBC Worlwide and are now offering the long line of their products based on popular TV characters (Bob the Builder, Noddy, Teletubbies, Pingu and many others) in our extended catalog.
www.macronsoftware.com /pages/en/services/licensing.htm   (235 words)

  
 History
After Erina became the commercial centre of the Central Coast Macron moved to new premises at the corner of Karalta Rd and Karalta Lane and later to Fountain Plaza, where we now occupy a much larger store which attracts customers from a wide area from the Hunter to Sydney.
From the beginning Macron has focused on customer service, and people have been coming back, some of them for over 20 years.
The vast majority of players, music teachers and institutions shop at Macron Music, which in turn gives Macron great buying power which benefits their customers with low prices and a never ending array of specials.
www.macronmusic.com.au /html/history.html   (254 words)

  
 Māori macron characters in XHTML (ĀāĒēĪīŌōŪū)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
My site is in UTF-8, part of the Unicode (ISO 10646) standard, because it makes for easier authoring of web pages—I can type macrons and other high-ASCII characters directly, or copy and paste text from other documents.
Even though only Chicago CE and Geneva CE are installed, the macrons from these fonts are used even when the rest of the page is displayed in a different font (which is rather neat).
The macrons displayed correctly in Explorer 5.5 in the default Times New Roman font.
homepages.paradise.net.nz /tomrobin/macrons/xhtml.html   (790 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Macron   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
oxygen (as are the other macron utrieiits) and one more element...
unabridged, except that here the macron is used to indicate long...
diacritical mark is called a "macron," and the short-vowel diacritical mark...
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&keywords=Macron&page=1   (581 words)

  
 Macron Software - Special Force 4 - Tomahawk Mobile Game Released!
The player is dragged into fifteen game mission of a dramatic storyline.
Although you may get some helpful information from the base, you will be on your own in the field to fight your way through.
The game supports wide variety of handsets and is published by Macron Software's partners and ISPs worldwide.
www.macronsoftware.cz /scripts/detail.asp?id=151   (142 words)

  
 Macron 1 - Dark Discovery in a New World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Macron 1 - Dark Discovery in a New World (1986)
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for Macron 1 - Dark Discovery in a New World to receive a rating.
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www.rottentomatoes.com /m/macron_1_dark_discovery_in_a_new_world   (344 words)

  
 Macworld: News: Macron releases phone dialer for Address Book
Macron software has released ABDialer, a phone dialer for Mac OS X's Address Book.
It can dial the numbers in your Address Book via any standard modem or mobile phone connected to your Mac.
A 30-day trial version can be downloaded from the Macron Web site.
www.macworld.com /news/2003/08/26/macron/index.php?pf=1   (156 words)

  
 Macron DT01W BTX White Slim Desktop Case w. 275W PSU (52355) | Techbuy Australia
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 Macron Software Shipping New OS X Auto-Dialer || The Mac Observer
Macron software released today ABDialer, a phone dialer for Mac OS X Address Book.
To be compatible with any phone type (mobile or standard) and with country phone rules for all the world, ABDialer use an exclusive technology to rearrange phone numbers, de-prefixing them if necessary.
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www.macobserver.com /article/2003/08/29.9.shtml   (749 words)

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