In the southwestern part of the united States, a bullock or heifer that has not been branded, and is unclaimed or wild; -- said to be from Maverick, the name of a cattle owner in Texas who neglected to brand his cattle.
There are two main definitions. 1. Originally, it referred to cattle that have not been branded yet, usually meaning a calf that has become separated from its mother. They were usually considered the property of the first person to brand them. 2. Today, it refers to a person who is independent in thought and deed, or who refuses to "go along with the group."
You have to be strong to live outside the law... but you have to be even stronger to live outside of the complex social pressures that exist in Japanese society. The lead character in this title is such a person, one who has chosen (being insane doesn't count) to live life differently. As such they're always on the outside of what is normal, but this can sometimes give them insights, and the freedom to act, not available to more average individuals. They also tend to be strong, independant people, because you have to be pretty capable to survive this path.
Maverick is a comedy-western television series created by Roy Huggins that ran from September 22, 1957 to July 8, 1962 on ABC and featured James Garner, Jack Kelly, Roger Moore, and Robert Colbert as the poker-playing traveling Mavericks (Bret, Bart, Beau, & Brent). Moore and Colbert were later additions, and there were never more than two current Mavericks in the series at any given time, and sometimes only one.
Maverick is a 1994 comedy Western movie, based on the 1950s television series Maverick, and created by Roy Huggins. It was directed by Richard Donner from a screenplay by William Goldman and features Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, and James Garner.
A Maverick, in the video game series Mega Man X and Mega Man Zero, is a Reploid who generally defies the will of the Maverick Hunters or of the human governments. In the Japanese games, they are called Irregulars.
Maverick is a steel roller coaster under construction at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. Manufactured by Intamin AG through its North American company, Intaride LLC, Maverick is a terrain Linear Synchronous Motor-launched complete circuit roller coaster. The seventeenth roller coaster at the park, it will be located in Frontier Town and is scheduled to open in May 2007.
Maverick is a subway station on the Blue Line rapid transit line at Maverick Square in East Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. It is the easternmost underground station on the Blue Line, and a transfer point to various buses. One center island platform provides access to the surface in the middle of Maverick Square.
Maverick is a Model-View-Controller framework for Java web publishing. It offers clean MVC separation, configurable transformation pipelines, an XML sitemap, browser detection, i18n, and support for a wide range of templating and xform technologies.