[jim] /dʒɪm/

noun, Printing, Journalism.
a dash, often three ems long, used within a headline, between the headline and the main body of printed matter, between items in a single column, or between related but different material within a story.


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  • Jimenez

    [hee-me-neth] /hiˈmɛ nɛθ/ noun 1. Juan Ramón [hwahn rah-mawn] /ʰwɑn rɑˈmɔn/ (Show IPA), 1881–1958, Spanish poet: Nobel Prize 1956. /Spanish xiˈmenɛθ/ noun 1. Juan Ramón (xwan raˈmɔn). 1881–1958, Spanish lyric poet. His most famous work is Platero y yo (1917), a prose poem: Nobel prize for literature 1956

  • Jimenez de cisneros

    [hee-me-neth th e thees-ne-raws] /hiˈmɛ nɛθ ðɛ θisˈnɛ rɔs/ noun 1. Francisco [frahn-thees-kaw] /frɑnˈθis kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1436–1517, Spanish cardinal and statesman. /Spanish xiˈmeneð ðe θizˈnerɔs/ noun 1. Francisco (franˈθisko). 1436–1517, Spanish cardinal and statesman; regent of Castile (1506–07) and Spain (1516–17) and grand inquisitor for Castile and León (1507–17) Also Ximenes de Cisneros, Ximenez […]

  • Jimenez de quesada

    [hee-me-neth th e ke-sah-th ah, -me-nes] /hiˈmɛ nɛθ ðɛ kɛˈsɑ ðɑ, -ˈmɛ nɛs/ noun 1. Gonzalo [gawn-thah-law,, -sah-] /gɔnˈθɑ lɔ,, -ˈsɑ-/ (Show IPA), 1497?–1579, Spanish explorer and conqueror in South America.

  • Jiminy

    [jim-uh-nee] /ˈdʒɪm ə ni/ interjection 1. (a mild exclamation of surprise, emotion, or awe.) interjection an exclamation of surprise Word Origin alter. of Gemini exclamation of surprise, 1803, a disguised oath, perhaps for Jesu Domine “Jesus Lord.” Extended form jiminy cricket is attested from 1848 and suggests Jesus Christ (cf. also Jiminy Christmas, 1890).

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