Definition of EM

1. Noun. A quad with a square body. "Since `em quad' is hard to distinguish from `en quad', printers sometimes called it a `mutton quad'"

Exact synonyms: Em Quad, Mutton Quad
Generic synonyms: Area Unit, Square Measure

2. Noun. A linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing.
Exact synonyms: Pica, Pica Em
Generic synonyms: Linear Measure, Linear Unit
Group relationships: In, Inch
Terms within: Point, En, Nut

Definition of EM

1. n. The portion of a line formerly occupied by the letter m, then a square type, used as a unit by which to measure the amount of printed matter on a page; the square of the body of a type.

Definition of EM

1. Proper noun. A diminutive of the female given names Emily and Emma. ¹

2. Noun. (Latn-def en name M m) ¹

3. Noun. (typography) A unit of measurement equal to the height of the type in use. ¹

4. Pronoun. (neologism) them (qualifier singular). (non-gloss definition Gender-neutral third-person singular object pronoun, coordinate with (term him) and (term her).) ¹

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Definition of EM

1. the letter M [n -S]

Medical Definition of EM

1. Electron microscopy. Or electron microscopy. Viral particles may be detectable by EM. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of EM

Elwyn Brooks White
Ely Culbertson
Elymus arenarius
Elymus canadensis
Elymus caput-medusae
Elymus condensatus
Elymus hispidus
Elymus trachycaulos
Elysian Field
Elysian Fields
Emanuel Svedberg
Emanuel Swedenborg
Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas pathway
Embden-Meyerhof pathway
Embden ester
Ember Day
Emberiza aureola
Emberiza citrinella

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