Meaning of M, m

M

Pronunciation: (em), [key]
— pl. M'sorMs, m'sorms.
  1. the thirteenth letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
  2. any spoken sound represented by the letter M or m, as in my, summer, or him.
  3. something having the shape of an
  4. a written or printed representation of the letter M or m.
  5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter M or m.
  6. em.

M

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. mach.
  2. major.
  3. male.
  4. married.
  5. Medieval.
  6. medium.
  7. mega-.
  8. Middle.
  9. modal auxiliary.
  10. modifier.
  11. monetary aggregate: issued periodically by the Federal Reserve Board as various measures of money supply (etc.). Cf.
  12. motorway (used with a road number to designate a major highway): the M1.

M

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the thirteenth in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the twelfth.
  2. (sometimes l.c.) the Roman numeral for 1000. Cf.
  3. magnetization.
  4. methionine.

m

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. mass.
  2. (of bonds) matured.
  3. medieval.
  4. medium.
  5. meter; meters.
  6. middle.
  7. minor.

m

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. magnetic pole strength.

M-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. (used to designate the production model of military equipment, as the M-1 rifle.)

m-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. meta-.

M'-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. var. of

M.

Pronunciation: [key]
— pl. MM.
  1. Majesty.
  2. Manitoba.
  3. markka; markkaa.
  4. Marquis.
  5. measure.
  6. medicine.
  7. medium.
  8. meridian.
  9. noon.
  10. Monday.
  11. Monsieur.
  12. mountain.

m.

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. male.
  2. (in Germany) mark; marks.
  3. married.
  4. masculine.
  5. mass.
  6. medium.
  7. noon.
  8. meter.
  9. middle.
  10. mile.
  11. minute.
  12. (in prescriptions) mix.
  13. modification of.
  14. modulus.
  15. molar.
  16. month.
  17. moon.
  18. morning.
  19. mouth.
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