Shalm

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Shalm See Shawm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shalm See shawm.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Shalm . Same as Shawm (q.v.).
    • n Shalm a musical instrument of the oboe class, having a double reed enclosed in a globular mouthpiece.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. chalemie—L. calamus, a reed-pipe.

Usage


In science:

The recent weak measurement experiments of Kocis, Braverman, Ravets, Stevens, Mirin, Shalm, and Steinberg and of Lundeen, Sutherland, Patel, Stewart and Bamber opens up the possibility of actually measuring the Bohm momentum, the Bohm energy and hence the quantum potential.
Weak Values: Approach through the Clifford and Moyal Algebras
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