from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. First person singular present indicative of be.
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- n. Symbol for the attometer (attometre), an SI unit of length equal to 10−18 meters (metres).
- v. First-person singular simple present indicative form of be.
- abbr. Alternative spelling of a.m..
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The first person singular of the verb be, in the indicative mode, present tense. See be.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The first person singular, present tense, indicative mood of the verb to be. See be.
- See ambi-.
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- n. a master's degree in arts and sciences
- n. a radioactive transuranic metallic element; discovered by bombarding uranium with helium atoms
- n. modulation of the amplitude of the (radio) carrier wave
Middle English, from Old English eom; see es- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English am, em, from Old English eam, eom ("am"), from Proto-Germanic *immi, *izmi (“am”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi (“I am, I exist”), a form of the verb *wesanan. Cognate with Old Norse em, emi ("am"), Gothic 𐌹𐌼 (im, "am"), Ancient Greek εἰμί (eimi), Albanian jam ("I am"), Sanskrit अस्मि (ásmi). (Wiktionary)