Definition of Maverick

Maverick_logo

Merriam-Webster

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maverick

Definition of MAVERICK
1: an unbranded range animal; especially : a motherless calf
2: an independent individual who does not go along with a group or party
3:: a person who refuses to follow the customs or rules of a group
▪ He’s always been a (bit of a) maverick in the world of fashion.
▪ political mavericks [=nonconformists]

Examples of MAVERICK
Let him refind his inner rebel, the famous irreverent maverick, let the tiger out of the cage. —Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal, 28–29 June 2008

Origin of MAVERICK
Samuel A. Maverick †1870 American pioneer who did not brand his calves
First Known Use: 1867
Related to MAVERICK
Synonyms: bohemian, boho, counterculturist, deviant, enfant terrible, free spirit, heretic, iconoclast, individualist, loner, lone ranger, lone wolf, nonconformist, nonconformer
Antonyms: conformer, conformist Other Animal Husbandry Terms apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

Advertisements
Standard

Texas Traffic Laws for Right Turn on Red

Vuelta

General Rule
In Texas, drivers are allowed to turn right on red, after stopping, unless the right turn on red is prohibited by law. (See Reference 1, page 5-1.) A regulatory traffic sign advises motorists if a right turn on red is not allowed.
Left Turn on Red
Texas law also allows drivers to turn left on red if both streets at the intersection are one-way. (See Reference 1, page 5-1.)

 

 

Standard

Influenza Incubation Period

Influenza-virus_2008765

The typical incubation period for influenza is 1—4 days (average: 2 days).

Adults shed influenza virus from the day before symptoms begin through 5—10 days after illness onset. However, the amount of virus shed, and presumably infectivity, decreases rapidly by 3—5 days after onset in an experimental human infection model. Young children also might shed virus several days before illness onset, and children can be infectious for 10 or more days after onset of symptoms. Severely immunocompromised persons can shed virus for weeks or months.

Source CDC

http://www.cdc.gov/flu/professionals/acip/clinical.htm

Standard