maker maker  /ˈmeɪ kər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who makes things
  2. (n) terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
  3. (n) a business engaged in manufacturing some product

Usage(s):

  1. A takeover bid from the second-largest foodmaker has confectioners Cadbury acting coy.
  2. When Stan Shih founded computer maker Acer in 1976, he dreamed of creating a globally recognized brand.
  3. Drug makers spend billions on slick direct-to-consumer ads.

News

  1. Software maker Gigamon's shares jump 37 percent in debut

    (Reuters) - Shares of Gigamon Inc, a maker of data traffic management software, jumped as much as 37 percent in their market debut, underscoring investor confidence in enterprise software start-ups. The company, valued at about $680 million at the opening price, raised about $85.5 million after pricing the offering of 6.75 million shares at $19 each, the midpoint of the expected range. Gigamon ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Marlboro maker Altria jumping into e-cigarettes

    Marlboro maker Altria jumping into e-cigarettes Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 10:42 am, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 (AP) — Tobacco company Altria Group Inc. is launching its first electronic cigarette under the MarkTen brand in Indiana starting in August and expanding its ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

  3. Electric car maker Coda wins approval to sell assets to Fortress

    (Reuters) - U.S. electric car maker Coda Automotive has won bankruptcy court approval to sell its assets for $25 million to a group of lenders led by Fortress Investment Group , a filing showed on Tuesday. Under the deal, Fortress group will pay $1.7 million in cash, and the remainder will come by way of a "credit bid," in which Fortress will bid for the assets of Coda using debt owed instead of ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "It's pro bike racing, it's dog eat dog," Armstrong said. "One day you're the peace maker and the rational mind, and the next day you're taking advantage of every opportunity."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: The Associated Press

  2. "It's amazing what that does," said Rivers. "Our guys understood what he was doing, but we were defending everyone else and it was big. He's the best shot-maker in the game. He was making tough shots."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Doc Rivers Source: Boston Globe

  3. "I like Crawford," Mr. Bush said. "Unfortunately after eight years of asking her to sacrifice, I'm now no longer the decision maker. She'll be deciding, thanks for the suggestion. I suggest you don't yell it out when she's here."
    on Jul 22, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Wall Street Journal

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