am

Definition of am

 (Entry 1 of 5)

present tense first-person singular of be

Definition of Am (Entry 2 of 5)

America; American

Am

symbol

Definition of Am (Entry 3 of 5)

americium

AM

noun, often attributive
\ ˈā-ˌem How to pronounce AM (audio) \

Definition of AM (Entry 4 of 5)

: a broadcasting system using amplitude modulation also : a radio receiver of such a system

Definition of AM (Entry 5 of 5)

1 airmail
2 air marshall
3 Air Medal
4 [Latin anno mundi] in the year of the world often printed in small capitals
5 or a.m. or British am ante meridiem
6 [New Latin artium magister] master of arts
7 associate member
8 chiefly British Assembly Member
9 Ave Maria

First Known Use of am

Noun

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for am

Middle English, from Old English eom; akin to Old Norse em am, Latin sum, Greek eimi

Noun

amplitude modulation

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More Definitions for am

AM

noun

English Language Learners Definition of AM

: a system for sending radio signals in which the height of a radio wave is changed in order to send information in the form of sound

am

Kids Definition of am

present tense first person singular of be

Am.

abbreviation

Kids Definition of Am.

1 America
2 American

a.m.

abbreviation
variants: or A.M.

Kids Definition of a.m.

before noon
Hint: The abbreviation a.m. is short for the Latin phrase ante meridiem, which means "before noon."

Am

symbol

Medical Definition of Am

 (Entry 1 of 2)

americium

AM

abbreviation

Medical Definition of AM (Entry 2 of 2)

1 [Latin ante meridiem] before noon
2 [Medieval Latin Artium Magister] master of arts

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