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3 letters words from 'rem'

REM 5 

2 letters words from 'rem'

EM 4ER 2
ME 4RE 2

All 3 letters words made out of rem

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Definitions and meaning of rem

rem

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛm

Etymology 1

Initialism.

Noun

rem (plural rems)

  1. (often capitalized) Initialism of rapid eye movement, a sleep state.

Etymology 2

Abbreviation of Roentgen equivalent in man.

Noun

rem (plural rems)

  1. A dose of absorbed radiation equivalent to one roentgen of X-rays or gamma rays
Usage notes
  • Continued use of the rem is "strongly discouraged" by the style guide of the US National Institute of Standards and Technology.
See also
  • sievert
Derived terms
  • millirem

Etymology 3

Shortening of remark.

Noun

rem (plural rems)

  1. (computing) A remark; a programming language statement used for documentation (in BASIC for example); also used in DOS batch files.
Derived terms
  • rem out

Etymology 4

Shortening of remaining.

Adjective

rem (not comparable)

  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.

Etymology 5

Blend of root +‎ em.

Noun

rem (plural rems)

  1. (web design) A unit relative to the declared font size of the root element in a HTML document.

Anagrams

  • -mer, EMR, ERM, MER, MRE, erm, mer, mer-, π-mer

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin rēmus.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ˈrəm/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈrɛm/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈrem/

Noun

rem m (plural rems)

  1. oar
  2. (uncountable, sports) rowing

Related terms

  • remar

Further reading

  • “rem” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Danish

Pronunciation

IPA(key): [ˈʁamˀ], [ˈʁɑmˀ]

  • Homophone: ram

Noun

rem c (singular definite remmen, plural indefinite remme)

  1. strap, thong
  2. belt
  3. strop

Inflection

Related terms

  • strygerem

Noun

rem c

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

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɛm/
  • Rhymes: -ɛm
  • Hyphenation: rem

Etymology 1

From remmen.

Noun

rem f (plural remmen, diminutive remmetje n)

  1. brake
Derived terms
  • handrem
  • rempedaal
  • schijfrem
  • terugtraprem
  • trommelrem
  • velgrem
  • voetrem
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: rem
  • Indonesian: rem
  • West Frisian: rem

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

rem

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

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin rēmus.

Noun

rem m (plural rems)

  1. oar

Related terms

  • remâ

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch rem (brake).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛm/
  • Hyphenation: rèm

Noun

rèm (plural, first-person possessive remku, second-person possessive remmu, third-person possessive remnya)

  1. brake (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)
  2. (figuratively) hindrance, obstacle
    Synonyms: penghambat, penghalang, pengekang

Synonyms

  • brek (Standard Malay)

Derived terms

Compounds

Further reading

  • “rem” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Latin

Noun

rem

  1. accusative singular of rēs

Middle English

Etymology 1

Inherited from Old English hrēam, from Proto-Germanic *hraumaz.

Alternative forms

  • reme, ream, ræm, reæm

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɛːm/

Noun

rem (plural remes)

  1. (mainly Early ME) A shout or yell; a loud, aggressive, noise.
  2. (Early Middle English) A moan; a call of sadness or sorrow.
Derived terms
  • remen
References
  • “rēm (n.(1))” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-07-26.

Etymology 2

Inherited from Old English rēam.

Noun

rem

  1. Alternative form of reme (cream)

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Old French raime.

Noun

rem

  1. Alternative form of reme (ream)

Occitan

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rem/

Noun

rem m (plural rems)

  1. (nautical) rowing, sculling

Piedmontese

Etymology

From Latin rēmus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɛm/

Noun

rem m

  1. oar

Related terms

  • remé

Swedish

Noun

rem c

  1. a strap
  2. a belt

Declension

Related terms

  • generatorrem
  • hängslerem
  • kamrem
  • kilrem
  • lakritsrem
  • livrem
  • rembrott
  • remdrift
  • remdriven
  • remlås
  • remsa
  • remskarv
  • remskiva
  • remspänne
  • remtransportör
  • remtyg

References

  • rem in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)

Anagrams

  • mer

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RELY, to depend on confidently.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)