emu

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See also: Emu, EMU, ému, and emù

English[edit]

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An emu

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Portuguese ema (ostrich), perhaps from Arabic.

Noun[edit]

emu (plural emus)

  1. A large flightless bird native to Australia, Dromaius novaehollandiae.

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emu

  1. electromagnetic unit.
    • 1943, Henry Augustus Perkins, College Physics, p. 530:
      A bar magnet NS has poles of strength 144 emu, 5 cm apart.
    • 1959, American Geological Institute, Geoscience Abstracts, p. 38:
      The average intensity is 80 X 10"5 emu/cm3.
    • 1974, William Berkson, Fields of Force: The Development of a World View from Faraday to Einstein, p. 168:
      The amount of charge named by one emu is that which produces a unit magnetic effect when flowing in a current at one unit length per second.
    • 1976, John Aloysius O'Keefe, Tektites and Their Origin, p. 109:
      Booker and Harrison (1966) set an upper limit of 10~7 emu/g.
    • 2005, Peter Mohn, Magnetism in the Solid State: An Introduction, p. 39:
      Experimentally the magnetic moment is usually given in units of emu/g, emu/cm3 or emu/mole.
  2. (computing, video games, informal) emulator
    • 2005, "Dane L. Galden at at", Could this be used for classic emus on GBA? (on newsgroup rec.games.video.classic)
      Saw this article for playing downloadable games on GBA. It's an official Nintendo product in Japan, and thought it might be useful for Nintendo to release actual emus and some of their older game properties (beyond the $20 classic series).

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

emu m

  1. emu (large flightless bird native to Australia)

Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

emu

  1. imperative of emi

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

emu

  1. emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae, the only extant species in its genus)

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

emu m (plural emus)

  1. emu

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

emu

  1. rōmaji reading of えむ
  2. rōmaji reading of エム

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English emu, from Portuguese ema (rhea).

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Noun[edit]

emu m (plural emus)

  1. emu

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