Mam

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Mam a Mayan language spoken by the Mam
    • n Mam a member of a Mayan people of southwestern Guatemala
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Japanese liquor, Mam, uses venomous snakes as one of its main ingredients.
    • n Mam măm Mamma.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mam A colloquial or vulgar abbreviation of mama.
    • n mam Same as ma'am, contraction of madam.
    • n mam An abbreviation of mammalogy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Abbrev. fr. mamma,

Usage

In literature:

Mam was sick for a spell, and then we had to lay by an' airn a little money once in a while.
"The Eagle's Heart" by Hamlin Garland
Mam sets a heap of store by Madge; an' dad too, I reckon.
"Chums in Dixie" by St. George Rathborne
Yes, mam, my white folks was proud of dey niggers.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
But I belong to mam'selle.
"A Little Girl in Old Quebec" by Amanda Millie Douglas
I should be making the biscuit now, Mam, if you didn't need me.
"Hildegarde's Holiday" by Laura E. Richards
I had heard Mam' Chloe say of one of Rev.
"When Grandmamma Was New" by Marion Harland
I must trouble you, Mam, for your correct name and address.
"Baboo Jabberjee, B.A." by F. Anstey
Yes mam, he was good to me.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
Yes mam' she said looking rather ignorant will you step this way.
"Daisy Ashford: Her Book" by Daisy Ashford
Tony, when he came in, enquired of Mam 'Idger what she had done with the picture.
"A Poor Man's House" by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
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In poetry:

Th' woint roars i'th chimbley,
Brings down the soot;
Mam knits, an' sings, an'
Rocks with her fuut.
"Cradle Song" by Edwin Waugh
Oh! dunnot let fowk tak mi mam!
Help me to rouse her up!
An if shoo wants her physic,
See,--it's in this little cup.
"The Old Bachelor's Story" by John Hartley
Living toys are something novel,
But it soon wears off somehow.
Fetch the shoebox, fetch the shovel -
Mam, we're playing funerals now.
"Take One Home For The Kiddies" by Philip Larkin
On shallow straw, in shadeless glass,
Huddled by empty bowls, they sleep:
No dark, no dam, no earth, no grass -
Mam, get us one of them to keep.
"Take One Home For The Kiddies" by Philip Larkin
Sure! ebry blessed one uv dem
Done changed his name, an' dat aint all;
Dhey dress so fine, both gals and men,
Er country mam looks ruther small
Besides of dem when she's in town.
"Nicknames" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
Poetry!--Well now--Polly! Polly, run to your mam;
Run right away, my pooty! By-by! Ain't she a lamb?
Poetry!--that reminds me o' suthin' right in that suit:
Jest shet that door thar, will yer?--for Cicely's ears is cute.
"Cicely" by Francis Bret Harte

In news:

The next layer is media asset management (MAM).
Fish sauce (nuoc mam) 1 Tbsp.
Kptm.com MAM launches new solution for Bosch Car Service Centres.
Dancing about art at MAM After Dark.
A franchise agreement with MAM Foodco LLC marks the chain's international debut.
MAM Software Inc has announced the release of a new version of EMI+, a Business Intelligence (BI) add-on for its Autopart business management software.
Children write notes of appreciation to Dream Academy, MAM mentors.
MAM 's structural foundation now complete in Miami's Museum Park.
David Borsari, who represented Veth Mam during the criminal trial, said the video was given to the District Attorney's office about one month before the trial began in June.
MAM 's China exhibit.
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment to deploy Sports Factory MAM.
Masstech will be at IBC2011 with its streamlined MAM products and HQS (high-quality and speed) technology, including v7.5.1 of TOPAZ +XT and v7.5 of Emerald LE for broadcast, news, sports, post and digital archiving workflows.
MAM youth shares his love for Christ locally and globally .
It's been eight years since audiences were first charmed by the onscreen pairing of Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna in Alfonso Cuarón's international hit 'Y Tu Mamá También.'.
Rashid Johnson's MAM Exhibit Uses Everyday Objects to Explore Race and Identity.
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In science:

MAM is supported by an NSF Math and Physical Sciences Distinguished Research Fellowship.
Searches for Giant Pulses from Extragalactic Pulsars
The bounded character of E(y∗mAm ym )2 where Am is independent of ym and of finite spectral norm.
A CLT for Information-theoretic statistics of Gram random matrices with a given variance profile
MAMs, so far addressed present several shortcomings. Contrary to SAMs, these metric trees are designed only to reduce the number of similarity distance computations, paying no attention to I/O costs (disk page accesses).
Feature-Based Adaptive Tolerance Tree (FATT): An Efficient Indexing Technique for Content-Based Image Retrieval Using Wavelet Transform
This growth (in k) is too large to allow Kµ(a) to be trace class unless mam = 0.
Perturbed Toeplitz operators and radial determinantal processes
The trick is classical, for A = ⊕mAm with boundary map d, the module A⊗n+1 is also graded and d is extended by derivation to it.
Free loop space and homology
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