Malm

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Malm A kind of brick of a light brown or yellowish color, made of sand, clay, and chalk.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n malm Earth containing a considerable quantity of chalk in fine particles; a calcareous loam, constituting in the southeastern counties of England a soil especially suited for the growth of hops; a kind of earth suitable for making the best quality of brick without any addition. The brickmakers in the vicinity of London divide the brick-earth of that region into strong clay, mild clay (or loam), and malm. Artificial malm is a mixture imitating the natural earth. See malm brick, below.
    • n malm [capitalized] The name used in Germany, and frequently by geologists writing in English on the geology of that country, for the uppermost of the three divisions of the Jurassic series, all of which at an early day received English provincial names, namely Lias, Dogger, and Malm. The Malm of the German geologists (which is not the equivalent of the English malm rock) corresponds paleontologically with the Middle and Upper Oolite of England. The rock consists mostly of white limestone, with dolomitic and marly strata, and is in some places over 1,000 feet thick.
    • n malm plural Bricks made of malm earth, or of the artificial malm prepared by mixing clay with chalk.
    • malm Composed of malm or calcareous loam: as, malm lands.
    • malm Soft; mellow.
    • malm Peaceable; quiet.
    • malm To handle with sticky hands; “paw.”
    • malm To mix (clay and chalk) for making bricks.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Malm mäm calcareous loam, earth specially good for brick.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. AS. mealm, sand
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. mealm, sand.

Usage


In news:

The owners of the Spectra companies (in Stockholm and Malmö) and Diroco have decided to form a jointly -owned company, Spectra Stage & Event Technologies AB.
All operations will be run from the newly-formed company in Stockholm, Malmö, Göteborg and Gävle, with the original companies acting as controlling companies.
Elizabeth Malm Clemens is a reading specialist who lives in Knoxville.
Bill Malm , technical specialist at Harper Corporation of America, and Mike Erwin, president of Tailored Label products, will address the Great Lakes Group of the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) on January 7.
Bruce Clinton Malm , 44, of Mountain Home, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, Aug 20, 2003, after a battle with cancer.
Aplace Store in Malmö .
Once a blue-collar industrial port, Malmö, Sweden, now aims to be a premier design destination.
The owners of the Spectra companies (in Stockholm and Malmö) and Diroco have decided to form a jointly-owned company, Spectra Stage & Event Technologies AB.
Actors Christian Stolte, left, and David Pasquesi, right, get ready for a take as Alex Malm holds the cue card during a scene from " Graveyard ".
In early September, Aidan Malm and his family will commute nearly 2,800 miles to Cary, N.C. To play in the annual National Team Identification Series.
Once a blue-collar industrial port, Malmö, Sweden , now aims to be a premier design destination.
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In science:

Malm, D. R., Simplicity of partial and Schmidt differential operator rings, Pacific J.
Maximal commutative subrings and simplicity of Ore extensions
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