Maniac (from Greek μανιακός, maniakos) may refer to:

  • A person who exhibits the behaviour known as mania
  • A classification of serial killer
  • MANIAC I, an early computer
  • Maniac, a pac-man/hangman combination computer game designed to natively run on early PPC and 68K Apple Macintosh computers, as well as compatible clones running System 7.
  • Callsign of the fictional character Todd Marshall from the Wing Commander game series
  • Dnepropetrovsk Maniacs, media epithet for two serial killers responsible for numerous murders in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
  • Maniac, a handheld electronic LED game created by the Ideal Toy Company
  • Maryland Maniacs, a United States indoor football team

In music:

In film:

  • Maniac, a 1934 exploitation film directed by Dwain Esper
  • Maniac, a 1963 thriller film directed by Michael Carreras
  • Maniac, a 1980 horror film directed by William Lustig
  • MANIAC, a 2011 horror short film directed by Shia LaBeouf

In medicine:

  • Melanocytic nevus with intraepidermal ascent of cells

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  • Maniac — steht für: MANIAC I, 1952 unter der Leitung von Nicholas Metropolis gebauter Computer MANIAC II, 1957 gebauter Computer Maniac (1980), Slasher Film von 1980 Maniac (Lied), ein Lied des US amerikanischen Musikers Michael Sembello von 1983 Maniac! …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MANIAC I — (por sus siglas en inglés Mathematical Analyzer, Numerical Integrator, and Computer o Mathematical Analyzer, Numerator, Integrator, and Computer, de acuerdo a una referencia) fue una de las primeras computadoras, fue construida bajo la dirección… …   Wikipedia Español

  • maniac — MANIÁC, Ă, maniaci, ce, adj., s.m. şi f. (Persoană) care suferă de o manie (1); p.ext. (om) care este obsedat de o idee fixă sau care manifestă o preocupare exagerată pentru ceva, având adesea deprinderi ciudate; tipicar. [pr.: ni ac] – Din fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • MANIAC —   [Abk. für Mathematical Analyzer, Numerical Integrator and Computer, dt. »mathematischer Analysierer, numerischer Integrator und Computer«], 1952 in Betrieb genommener Nachfolger des ENIAC …   Universal-Lexikon

  • MANIAC II — (por sus siglas en inglés Mathematical Analyzer Numerical Integrator and Computer Model II) fue una computadora de primera generación, construida en 1957 para ser usada por Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory. MANIAC II fue construida por la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • maniac — [mā′nē ak΄] adj. [ML maniacus] of, having, or showing mania; maniacal n. 1. a wildly or violently insane person; madman; lunatic 2. a person who has an excessive or persistent enthusiasm, liking, or desire for something [a football maniac] …   English World dictionary

  • Maniac — Ma ni*ac, a. [F. maniaque. See {Mania}.] Raving with madness; raging with disordered intellect; affected with mania; mad. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • maniac — ma ni*ac, n. A raving lunatic; a madman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -maniac — [mā′nē ak΄] combining form 1. forming nouns a person affected by a (specified) mania [kleptomaniac] 2. forming adjectives affected by a (specified) mania * * * …   Universalium

  • mâniac — mâniác, mâniáci, s.m. (înv.) scamator, măscărici. Trimis de blaurb, 06.07.2006. Sursa: DAR …   Dicționar Român

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