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a.m. the time between midnight and noon. A.M. is an abbreviation for "ante meridiem," which means "before noon" in Latin.
consonant a sound in a language made by stopping or restricting the flow of air through the mouth using speech organs such as the tongue, teeth, or lips. The sounds represented by the letters "d," "k," "b," "s," and "m" are examples of consonants in English. [1/2 definitions]
im-1 a prefix that means "in," "into," or "on." It is used before words beginning with the letters P, B, or M.
im-2 a prefix that means "not" or "without." It is used before words that begin with the letters P, B, or M.
M.A. a degree earned in particular fields after one or two years of additional study following college. M.A. is an abbreviation for "Master of Arts."
M.B.A. a degree earned in accounting or other areas of business after one or two years of additional courses following college. M.B.A. is an abbreviation for "Master of Business Administration."
M.D. Doctor of Medicine. M.D. is the abbreviation for the Latin words "medicinae doctor."
p.m. the time between noon and midnight. P.M. is the abbreviation for post meridiem, meaning "after noon" in Latin. [2 definitions]
Roman numeral a letter used as a number in the ancient Roman number system. The letter I equals 1, V equals 5, X equals 10, L equals 50, C equals 100, D equals 500, and M equals 1,000. In this system, a letter followed by one of equal or lesser value means the two are added; seven is VII, or 5+1+1. A letter followed by one of greater value means that the first is subtracted from the second; four hundred is CD, or 500-100.
thousand the word for the the Arabic numeral 1000 and the Roman numeral M. [1/4 definitions]