Nam

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Nam imp. of Nim.
    • Nam näm Am not.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Of the 60,000 americans who fled to Canada during the Viet Nam war 30,000 still reside there.
    • n Nam Preterit of nim.
    • n Nam In old law, distraint; distress.
    • n Nam A Middle English contraction of ne am, am not.
    • n Nam An abbreviation of North America, or North American.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Nam nam an obsolete law term for distraint
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Contr. fr. ne am,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. niman, pa.t. nam, to take.

Usage

In literature:

Nam uacca una lactifera, una cum uitulo, consecuta est eum, acsi a suo pastore minaretur post eum.
"The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran" by Anonymous
Jigs-med nam-mka, the historian of Tibetan Buddhism, describes four.
"Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
Nam quae Mars aliis dat tibi regna Venus.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 110, December, 1866" by Various
Agnovit vocem juvenis; nam caetera nigrae Eripuere oculis tenebrae.
"Gustavus Vasa" by W. S. Walker
He is call it hees nam' Dick Henderson.
"Conjuror's House" by Stewart Edward White
Nam boni liberi sunt semper bonae feminae ornamenta maxime clara.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
Nam et pecuniae non levem jacturam feci, et quod majus est, filiorum mores corrupi.
"Jerome Cardan" by William George Waters
Nam nil stupra valet, nihil, tacere.
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
I know not what that Hebrew means: That word had ne're bin nam'd had all bin D'Ambois.
"Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois" by George Chapman
Some are here entered into church covenante; the first were 4. namly, y^e Gov^r, M^r.
"Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation'" by William Bradford
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In poetry:

Yet Napier nam'd the very year,
When th' end of all things shou'd appear ;
And said it shou'd (so sure was he)
One thousand seven hundred, be.
"Concerning The End Of The World" by Rees Prichard
Said he, "Dear nymph, Nature is your nam And universal is your fame;
And I am Art, to you I came,
A lover kind; I hope you'll be to me the same,
And ease my mind."
"Art And Nature" by Susannah Hawkins
Then bespayke a squyar off Northombarlonde,
Richard Wytharynton was his nam;
"It shall never be told in Sothe-Ynglonde," he says,
"To Kyng Herry the Fourth for sham.
"Chevy-Chase" by Anonymous British
And this my Book, The Welshman's Candle, nam'd;
Because therein I've most sincerely aim'd
Each ignorant and darkling mind to light,
And taught him, how to serve his God aright.
"An Epistle To The Reader" by Rees Prichard
Say, was it by the light'ning of thine eyes,
Which, mine encount'ring, so my soul inflam'd?
Or did thy glowing breath, with magic sighs,
Enkindle mischief more than may be nam'd?
"The Confession" by Charlotte Dacre
Pavo nam bedaard heur hand, en zeide:
"Vrouw! o vrouw! de Heer wil ons beproeven;
Laat ons dan der armen ons ontfermen!
Meng uw meel met boomschors als te voren:
De oogst van onzen buurman is verijdeld!"
"Pavo, De Fin" by Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate

In news:

South Korean sprinter Lim Hee-nam and Portuguese steeplechaser Sara Moreira both received six-month bans after failing doping tests at last year's world championships in South Korea.
Return to 'Nam with a new mission.
03 NAM model output for metro rainfall Saturday.
Nam June Paik at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Nam Tai Electronics, Inc (" Nam Tai" or the "Company" NYSE Symbol: NTE) today launched a new, enhanced version of the company's corporate website at www.namtai.com.
US Jewish groups seek to stifle Iran-led NAM .
Having grown up in the 60?s and 70?s, I have very vivid memories of the Viet Nam war.
Remains of pilot missing since ' Nam come home.
APHA-SA: Biosketch Kelli Nam .
The problem of Kim Jong Nam .
Kim Jong Nam , the eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, waves after an interview with South Korean media representatives in Macau on June 4, 2010.
ISA Joins NAM -endorsed Manufacturing Skills Certification System, with CCST® and CAP® Certifications.
Ti?u Nam Vang Khô from 777 Noodle House.
Nam June Paik's "Standing Buddha with Outstretched Hand," 2005.
Nam June Paik and Lewis Baltz are not a likely association.
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In science:

One a pproach would be to try to show that the expected distance of the Heegaard splitting de fining Nf (in the sense of Hempel [Hem2]) is greater than 2.2 Namazi’s results connecting Heegaard splittings to hyperbolic geometry are also relevant here [Nam].
Finite covers of random 3-manifolds
Nam, arXiv:nucl-th/0601093, accepted for publication in Rev.
A new puzzle for random interaction
This strategy was extended to the two-way relay channel with unequal transmit powers by Nam, Chung, and Lee .
The Case for Structured Random Codes in Network Capacity Theorems
Nam, Morita Equivalence and Homological Characterization of Semirings, J.
On Simpleness of Semirings and Complete Semirings
Nam, On radicals of semirings, Southeast Asian Bul l.
On Simpleness of Semirings and Complete Semirings
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