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AM British & World English

Amplitude modulation

amplitude modulation British & World English

The modulation of a wave by varying its amplitude, used especially as a means of broadcasting an audio signal by combining it with a radio carrier wave

AM in amplitude modulation British & World English

The modulation of a wave by varying its amplitude, used especially as a means of broadcasting an audio signal by combining it with a radio carrier wave

Am British & World English

The chemical element americium

Am New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

the chemical element americium

am New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

in the Jewish era, reckoned from 7 October 3761 bc

americium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 95, a radioactive metal of the actinide series. Americium does not occur naturally and was first made by bombarding plutonium with neutrons

Am in americium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 95, a radioactive metal of the actinide series. Americium does not occur naturally and was first made by bombarding plutonium with neutrons

be British & World English

Used with a present participle to form continuous tenses

americium New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 95

a.m. British & World English

Before noon (used after times of day between midnight and noon not expressed using the twenty-four-hour clock)

ma'am British & World English

A term of respectful or polite address used for:

ma'am New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

term of address for female royalty or more senior members of the police or armed forces

pro-am British & World English

(Of a sports event) involving both professionals and amateurs

pro-am New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

involving professionals and amateurs

am-dram British & World English

Amateur dramatics

A.M. in AM British & World English

Hymns Ancient and Modern

wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am British & World English

Used in reference to sexual activity conducted roughly and quickly, without tenderness

who am I to do something British & World English

What right or authority do I (or you, he, etc.) have to do something

be at in be British & World English

Be doing or trying to do

be at British & World English

Be doing or trying to do

be off British & World English

Go away; leave

be of in of British & World English

Possess intrinsically; give rise to

be of British & World English

Possess intrinsically; give rise to

be set in set1 British & World English

Be situated or fixed in a specified place or position

be away in be British & World English

Leave or set out at once

be away British & World English

Leave or set out at once

get even in even1 British & World English

Inflict similar trouble or harm on someone to that which they have inflicted on oneself

get even British & World English

Inflict similar trouble or harm on someone to that which they have inflicted on oneself

be long in long1 British & World English

Take a long time to happen or arrive

be long British & World English

Take a long time to happen or arrive

be lost in lose British & World English

Be destroyed or killed, especially as a result of an accident or military action

be said in say British & World English

Be asserted or reported

be shod in shoe British & World English

Be wearing shoes of a specified kind

be/get stuck in stick2 British & World English

Be fixed in a particular position or unable to move or be moved

be stuck in stick2 British & World English

Be or remain in a specified place or situation, typically one perceived as tedious or unpleasant

be sure in sure British & World English

Do not fail (used to emphasize an instruction)

be sure British & World English

Do not fail (used to emphasize an instruction)


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