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Open machine

arrangement of moving and stationary mechanical parts used to perform some useful work or to provide transportation. From a historical perspective,

machine tool

power-operated tool used for finishing or shaping metal parts, especially parts of other machines. An establishment that is equipped with such tools

Open Mackintosh, Charles Rennie (1868 - 1928)
Mackintosh, Charles Rennie (1868 - 1928)

( măk'əntŏsh´´ ), 1868–1928, Scottish architect, artist, and furniture designer. Probably the greatest architect and designer Scotland has produced,

Maitani, Lorenzo (1275 - 1330)

Lorenzo Maitani was a Sienese architect and sculptor. From 1310 until his death in 1330, Maitani was “Capomaestro” of the cathedral at Orvieto.

Mansart, François (1598 - 1667)

( both: fräNswä' mäNsär' ), 1598–1666, French architect. His work is noted as being an outstanding expression of French classical design. In 1635 he

Open marble

metamorphic rock composed wholly or in large part of calcite or dolomite crystals, the crystalline texture being the result of metamorphism of

marine engine

machine for the propulsion of watercraft. The earliest marine power plants, reciprocating steam engines, were used almost exclusively until the early

Open Mars (Planet)
Mars (Planet)

Fourth planet from the Sun. It is much smaller than Venus or Earth, with a mass 0.11 that of Earth. Mars is slightly pear-shaped, with a low, level

Martí, José Julian (1853 - 1895)

( hōsā' märtē' ), 1853–95, Cuban essayist, poet, and patriot, leader of the Cuban struggle for independence. One of the greatest prose writers of

Mary Rose

English warship, built for Henry VIII of England, which sank off Southsea, Hampshire, on 19 July 1545, with the loss of most of the 700 on board. The