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aam

aam
(n.) A Dutch and German measure of liquids, varying in different cities, being at Amsterdam about 41 wine gallons, at Antwerp 36 1/2, at Hamburg 38 1/4.

abm

abm
A defensive missile designed to shoot down incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles; "the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks placed limits on the deployment of ABMs"

aim

aim
(v. i.) To point or direct a missile weapon, or a weapon which propels as missile, towards an object or spot with the intent of hitting it; as, to aim at a fox, or at a target.
(v. i.) To direct the indention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor; -- followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
(v. i.) To guess or conjecture.
(v. i.) The pointing of a weapon, as a gun, a dart, or an arrow, in the line of direction with the object intended to be struck; the line of fire; the direction of anything, as a spear, a blow, a discourse, a remark, towards a particular point or object, with a view to strike or affect it.
(v. i.) The point intended to be hit, or object intended to be attained or affected.
(v. i.) Intention; purpose; design; scheme.
(v. i.) Conjecture; guess.
(v. t.) To direct or point, as a weapon, at a particular object; to direct, as a missile, an act, or a proceeding, at, to, or against an object; as, to aim a musket or an arrow, the fist or a blow (at something); to aim a satire or a reflection (at some person or vice).

arm

arm
(n.) The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.
(n.) Anything resembling an arm
(n.) The fore limb of an animal, as of a bear.
(n.) A limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an invertebrate animal.
(n.) A branch of a tree.
(n.) A slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting from a trunk, axis, or fulcrum; as, the arm of a steelyard.
(n.) The end of a yard; also, the part of an anchor which ends in the fluke.
(n.) An inlet of water from the sea.
(n.) A support for the elbow, at the side of a chair, the end of a sofa, etc.
(n.) Fig.: Power; might; strength; support; as, the secular arm; the arm of the law.
(n.) A branch of the military service; as, the cavalry arm was made efficient.
(n.) A weapon of offense or defense; an instrument of warfare; -- commonly in the pl.
(v. i.) To provide one's self with arms, weapons, or means of attack or resistance; to take arms.
(v. t.) To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms.
(v. t.) To furnish with arms or limbs.
(v. t.) To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense; as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.
(v. t.) To cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will add strength, force, security, or efficiency; as, to arm the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling.
(v. t.) Fig.: To furnish with means of defense; to prepare for resistance; to fortify, in a moral sense.

atm

atm
An unattended machine (outside some banks) that dispenses money when a personal coded card is used
A means of digital communications that is capable of very high speeds; suitable for transmission of images or voice or video as well as data; "ATM is used for both LAN and WAN"
A unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade

awm

awm
(n.) See Aam.

bam

bam
(n.) An imposition; a cheat; a hoax.
(v. t.) To cheat; to wheedle.

bom

bom
(n.) A large American serpent, so called from the sound it makes.

bpm

bpm
The pace of music measured by the number of beats occurring in 60 seconds

bum

bum
(n.) The buttock.
(n.) A humming noise.
(v. i.,) To make murmuring or humming sound.

cam

cam
(a.) Crooked.
(n.) A turning or sliding piece which, by the shape of its periphery or face, or a groove in its surface, imparts variable or intermittent motion to, or receives such motion from, a rod, lever, or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it.
(n.) A curved wedge, movable about an axis, used for forcing or clamping two pieces together.
(n.) A projecting part of a wheel or other moving piece so shaped as to give alternate or variable motion to another piece against which it acts.
(n.) A ridge or mound of earth.

cwm

cwm
A steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain; may contain a lake

dam

dam
(n.) A female parent; -- used of beasts, especially of quadrupeds; sometimes applied in contempt to a human mother.
(n.) A kind or crowned piece in the game of draughts.
(n.) A barrier to prevent the flow of a liquid; esp., a bank of earth, or wall of any kind, as of masonry or wood, built across a water course, to confine and keep back flowing water.
(n.) A firebrick wall, or a stone, which forms the front of the hearth of a blast furnace.
(v. t.) To obstruct or restrain the flow of, by a dam; to confine by constructing a dam, as a stream of water; -- generally used with in or up.
(v. t.) To shut up; to stop up; to close; to restrain.

dim

dim
(superl.) Not bright or distinct; wanting luminousness or clearness; obscure in luster or sound; dusky; darkish; obscure; indistinct; overcast; tarnished.
(superl.) Of obscure vision; not seeing clearly; hence, dull of apprehension; of weak perception; obtuse.
(v. i.) To grow dim.
(v. t.) To render dim, obscure, or dark; to make less bright or distinct; to take away the luster of; to darken; to dull; to obscure; to eclipse.
(v. t.) To deprive of distinct vision; to hinder from seeing clearly, either by dazzling or clouding the eyes; to darken the senses or understanding of.

dom

dom
(n.) A title anciently given to the pope, and later to other church dignitaries and some monastic orders. See Don, and Dan.
(n.) In Portugal and Brazil, the title given to a member of the higher classes.

elm

elm
(n.) A tree of the genus Ulmus, of several species, much used as a shade tree, particularly in America. The English elm is Ulmus campestris; the common American or white elm is U. Americana; the slippery or red elm, U. fulva.
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