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m US English

Mare

M1 US English

The thirteenth letter of the alphabet

M2 US English

Majesty

M3 US English

Mutual inductance

m' US English

Short for my (representing the pronunciation used by lawyers in court to refer to or address the judge or a fellow barrister on the same side).

'm1 US English

Am

'm2 US English

Madam

M New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

13th letter of the alphabet

m in M1 US English

The thirteenth letter of the alphabet

M in M1 US English

A shape like that of a capital M

meter1 US English

The fundamental unit of length in the metric system, equal to 100 centimeters or approximately 39.37 inches

thousand US English

The number equivalent to the product of a hundred and ten; 1,000

mega- New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

denoting a factor of one million (106), or 220 in computing

million New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

a thousand thousands, 1,000,000

Monsieur New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

French equivalent of ‘Mr’

M in Master New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(capital in degree titles; abbreviation M)

m in thousand New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen in compound ordinal numbers, e.g. thousand-and-first; Roman numeral m or M)

M in thousand New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen in compound ordinal numbers, e.g. thousand-and-first; Roman numeral m or M)

A & M US English

Agricultural and Mechanical (college)

h'm US English

Variant spelling of hem, hum.

I'm US English

I am

M-1 US English

A .30-caliber semiautomatic clip-fed rifle capable of firing eight rounds before reloading, the standard rifle used by US troops in World War II and the Korean War

M & A US English

Mergers and acquisitions

m/d US English

Months after date

O & M US English

Operations and maintenance

S & M US English

Sadomasochism

S-M US English

Sadomasochism

M. in mint1 US English

An aromatic plant native to temperate regions of the Old World, several kinds of which are used as culinary herbs

A & M New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Hymns Ancient and Modern

M-16 US English

A lightweight, fully automatic assault rifle that shoots small-caliber bullets at an extremely high velocity, used by US troops after 1966

P. & M. New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Philip and Mary (regnal year)

vitamin M US English

Another term for folic acid.

I'm easy US English

Said by someone when offered a choice to indicate that they have no particular preference

m-commerce US English

Electronic commerce conducted on cellular phones

I'm afraid US English

Used to express polite or formal apology or regret

Pei, I. M. US English

(1917-), US architect, born in China; full name Ieoh Ming Pei. He designed monumental public buildings, including the east wing of the National Gallery of Art 1978 in Washington, DC, the John F. Kennedy Library 1979 in Boston, and the pyramid entrance to the Louvre 1983–89 in Paris

James, M. R. US English

(1862–1936), English scholar and writer of ghost stories; full name Montague Rhodes James. He is noted for eerie tales collected in such volumes as Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1904)

Synge, J. M. US English

(1871–1909), Irish playwright; full name Edmund John Millington Synge. His The Playboy of the Western World (1907) caused riots at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, because of its explicit language and its implication that Irish peasants would condone a brutal murder

Bateman, H. M. US English

(1887–1970), Australian-born British cartoonist; full name Henry Mayo Bateman. He is known for the series of cartoons entitled ‘The Man Who ...’, which illustrated social gaffes based on snobbery

Coetzee, J. M. US English

(1940-), South African novelist; full name John Maxwell Coetzee. Notable works: In the Heart of the Country (1977), Life & Times of Michael K (1983), White Writing (1988), and Age of Iron (1990). Nobel Prize for Literature (2003)

Escher, M. C. US English

(1898–1972), Dutch graphic artist; full name Maurits Corneille Escher. His prints are characterized by their sophisticated use of visual illusion


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