rem

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See also: REM and rém

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Initialism.

Noun[edit]

rem

  1. rapid eye movement, a sleep state.
Usage notes[edit]

As an acronym, this is almost always capitalized.

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of Roentgen equivalent in man.

Noun[edit]

rem (plural rems)

  1. A dose of absorbed radiation equivalent to one roentgen of X-rays or gamma rays
Usage notes[edit]
  • Continued use of the rem is "strongly discouraged" [1] by the style guide of the US National Institute of Standards and Technology.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

rem (plural rems)

  1. (computing) A remark; a programming language statement used for documentation (in BASIC for example); also used in DOS batch files.
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Abbreviation[edit]

rem

  1. (knitting) remaining
    • 2009, Sally Muir, Joanna Osborne, Diana Miller, Pet Projects: The Animal Knits Bible (page 71)
      Knit 1 row. Dec 1 st at each end of next row and at each end of every foll alt row until 2 sts rem.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēmus.

Noun[edit]

rem m (plural rems)

  1. oar
  2. (uncountable, sports) rowing

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rem c (singular definite remmen, plural indefinite remme)

  1. strap, thong
  2. belt
  3. strop

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Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

rem c

  1. rem (A dose of absorbed radiation equivalent to one roentgen of x-rays or gamma rays)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rem c (plural remmen, diminutive remmetje n)

  1. brake

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Verb[edit]

rem

  1. first-person singular present indicative of remmen
  2. imperative of remmen

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch.

Noun[edit]

rem

  1. brake (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēmus.

Noun[edit]

rem m (plural rems)

  1. oar

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

rem

  1. accusative singular of rēs

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

rem

  1. rafsi of remna.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rem c

  1. a strap
  2. a belt

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