Definition of marc
1 : the residue remaining after a fruit has been pressed; broadly : the organic residue from an extraction process the protein-rich cottonseed marc
2 : brandy made from the residue of wine grapes after pressing
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MARC service on the Penn and Camden lines was suspended earlier in the morning but has since resumed on a limited level.
She’s since made good on her promise, making metadata from 25 million MARC records (the very documents once enshrined on catalog cards) available to the public.
Campari, Armagnac, Pernod, marc—as well as liqueurs in garish colors, such as Chartreuse.
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Origin and Etymology of marc
French, from Middle French, from marchier to trample, march
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
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Medical Definition of marc
: an insoluble residue remaining after extraction of a solution (as a drug) with a solvent
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