See also: gm, Gm, and .gm

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GM

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Gambia.
    Synonym: GMB (alpha-3)

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GM (countable and uncountable, plural GMs)

  1. (countable) Initialism of game master or game moderator.
  2. (countable) Initialism of general manager.
  3. (usually uncountable) Initialism of genital mutilation.
  4. (usually uncountable) Initialism of genetic modification.
  5. (countable) Initialism of gender minority (i.e., non-cisgender (person or people)) (also used attributively).
    • 2018, Peter M. Monti, Suzanne M. Colby, Tracy O'Leary Tevyaw, Brief Interventions for Adolescent Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Guilford Publications (→ISBN), page 306:
      Indeed, because of the paucity of literature on GM youth and the important distinctions between GM and SM youth, ...
  6. (countable) Initialism of George Medal.
  7. (usually uncountable) (nautical, engineering, physics) Metacentric height, a measure of a ship's static stability in roll.
    • 2017 December 12, National Transportation Safety Board, “1.12.10 Postaccident Analysis of Stability, Structures, and Sinking”, in Marine Accident Report: Sinking of US Cargo Vessel SS El Faro, Atlantic Ocean, Northeast of Acklins and Crooked Island, Bahamas, October 1, 2015[1], archived from the original on 15 May 2022, retrieved 18 May 2022, page 152:
      The report notes that the minimum GM curves in the stability booklet were generated based on the minimum GM required to meet intact stability criteria in 46 CFR 170.170. However, for vessels required to meet both damage and intact stability requirements, such as El Faro, the higher of intact or damage stability minimum GM must be reflected in the minimum GM curves.
  8. (countable) Initialism of gold master.
  9. (countable) (chess) Initialism of Grandmaster.

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GM

  1. Initialism of General Motors.

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GM (third-person singular simple present GMs, present participle GMing, simple past and past participle GMed)

  1. To DM or practice Dungeon Mastering; to run a tabletop role-playing game.

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GM (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of genetically modified.

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GM

  1. (Internet, text messaging) Initialism of good morning.

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EtymologyEdit

From English GM.

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NounEdit

G(ジー)M(エム) (jī-emu

  1. Initialism of ゼネラルマネージャー (zeneraru manējā).
  2. Initialism of ゲームマスター (gēmu masutā).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN