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Am

Noun

1 a radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms [syn: americium, atomic number 95]
2 a master's degree in arts and sciences [syn: Master of Arts, MA, Artium Magister]
3 modulation of the amplitude of the (radio) carrier wave [syn: amplitude modulation]am See bea.m. adj : before noon [syn: ante meridiem] adv : before noon; "let's meet at 11 A.M." [syn: ante meridiem]

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Abbreviation

am

Synonyms

  • amh (ISO 639-3)

Symbol

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English

Etymology

From etyl ang eom, from .

Pronunciation

  • (stressed) /ˈæm/, /"

Extensive Definition

AM, Am, or am may refer to:
In medicine and psychology
In timekeeping:
  • Ante Meridiem, in 12-hour clock notation, Latin for "before noon" (also written A.M., a.m., and am)
  • Anno Mundi, a Calendar era counting from the creation of the world
  • Anno Martyrum, used in the Coptic calendar
In communications:
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In the military:
In UK Politics:
In computing:
  • .am, the top-level domain for Armenia

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Ack Emma, FM, PM, amplitude modulation, ante meridiem, double sideband, foreday, forenoon, grey-eyed morn, incense-breathing morn, matins, modulation, morn, morning, morning time, morntime, side frequency, sideband, this AM, this morning, waking time
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