Main

Main may refer to:

  • Main (river), a major river and tributary of the Rhine in Germany
  • Main River (Chukotka), a river in Far Eastern Siberia
  • Main River, an unincorporated community in Weldford Parish, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Main River (Newfoundland), a river in Newfoundland, Canada
  • Main (Northern Ireland), a river in Northern Ireland as seen at Map of Northern Ireland near the town of Ballymena
  • Saint Laurent Boulevard, a street in Montreal, Quebec, Canada is known as "The Main"
  • Spanish Main, a name given to the Caribbean coast
  • Main Street, a generic street name
  • Main (lunar crater), a crater on the moon
  • Main function (programming), a common function in some programming languages
  • Main (surname), people with the surname Main
  • Main (band), experimental musicians
  • Ma'in, alternate spelling for the Minaeans, an ancient people of modern-day Yemen during the 1st millennium BC
  • Water main
  • Main course
  • Gas main
  • Chas. T. Main, an engineering company, later bought by Parsons Corporation
  • main as a synonym for the ocean, as in the song "Sailing, Sailing"
  • Mountain Area Information Network, an Internet service provider and web hosting service and operator of WPVM-LP (MAIN-FM) Asheville, North Carolina, USA

Famous quotes containing the word main:

    One of the main tasks of adolescence is to achieve an identity—not necessarily a knowledge of who we are, but a clarification of the range of what we might become, a set of self-references by which we can make sense of our responses, and justify our decisions and goals.
    Terri Apter (20th century)

    The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    In most books, the I, or first person, is omitted; in this it will be retained; that, in respect to egotism, is the main difference.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)