noun, plural ems.
the letter M, m.
Also called mut, mutton. Printing.
Printing. having the area of an or the length of an .
Symbol, Physical Chemistry.
electron microscope; electron microscopy.
Engineer of Mines.
enlisted man; enlisted men.
[uh m] /əm/
Put ’em down there.
variant of 1. before b, p, and sometimes m:
variant of 2. before b, m, p, ph:
Engineer of Mines.
Also called mutton, mut. the square of a body of any size of type, used as a unit of measurement
Also called pica em, pica. a unit of measurement used in printing, equal to one sixth of an inch
before b, m, and p, a variant of en-1 , en-2
an informal variant of them
from French assimilation of en- to following labial (see en- (1)). Also a prefix used to form verbs from adjectives and nouns.
representing Latin ex- assimilated to following -m- (see ex-).
Middle English, now taken as a colloquial abbreviation of them, but originally a form of hem, dative and accusative of the third person plural pronoun.
Variant of en-2.
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[ih-mey-shee-ey-tid] /ɪˈmeɪ ʃiˌeɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. marked by . [ih-mey-shee-eyt] /ɪˈmeɪ ʃiˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), emaciated, emaciating. 1. to make abnormally lean or thin by a gradual wasting away of flesh. /ɪˈmeɪsɪˌeɪtɪd/ adjective 1. abnormally thin /ɪˈmeɪsɪˌeɪt/ verb 1. (usually transitive) to become or cause to become abnormally thin adj. 1660s, past participle adjective […]
[ih-mey-shee-eyt] /ɪˈmeɪ ʃiˌeɪt/ verb (used with object), emaciated, emaciating. 1. to make abnormally lean or thin by a gradual wasting away of flesh. /ɪˈmeɪsɪˌeɪt/ verb 1. (usually transitive) to become or cause to become abnormally thin v. 1620s (implied in emaciating), from Latin emaciatus, past participle of emaciare “make lean, waste away,” from ex- “out” […]
[ih-mey-shee-ey-shuh n, -see-] /ɪˌmeɪ ʃiˈeɪ ʃən, -si-/ noun 1. abnormal thinness caused by lack of nutrition or by disease. 2. the process of . n. 1660s, from Latin emaciationem, noun of state from past participle stem of emaciare (see emaciate), or perhaps a native formation from emaciate. emaciation e·ma·ci·a·tion (ĭ-mā’shē-ā’shən) n. The process of losing […]
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