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am



Pronunciation: (am; unstressed um, m), [key]
v.
1st pers. sing. pres. indic. of be.

AM




1. Asian Male.
2. Electronics.amplitude modulation: a method of impressing a signal on a radio carrier wave by varying its amplitude.
3. Radio.a system of broadcasting by means of amplitude modulation.
4. of, pertaining to, or utilizing such a system. Cf. FM

Am




Symbol, Chem.
americium.

Am.




1. America.
2. American.

A/m




ampere per meter.

A.M.




1. a.m.
2. Master of Arts.

a.m.




1. before noon.
2. the period from midnight to noon, esp. the period of daylight prior to noon: Shall we meet Saturday a.m.?
3. a morning newspaper, sometimes issued shortly before midnight. Cf. p.m.L ante merīdiem]

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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