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EtymologyEdit

Acronym for kinetic energy released in matter.

NounEdit

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kerma ‎(plural kermas)

  1. (physics) the sum of the initial kinetic energies of all the charged particles liberated by uncharged ionizing radiation (neutrons and photons) in a sample of matter, divided by the mass of the sample.

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FinnishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Most likely from keri ‎(skin, crust) +‎ -ma. First attested in the 1770s.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkermɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ker‧ma

NounEdit

kerma

  1. cream (dairy product)
  2. (figuratively) the cream (elite)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kerma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative kerma kermat
genitive kerman kermojen
partitive kermaa kermoja
illative kermaan kermoihin
singular plural
nominative kerma kermat
accusative nom. kerma kermat
gen. kerman
genitive kerman kermojen
kermainrare
partitive kermaa kermoja
inessive kermassa kermoissa
elative kermasta kermoista
illative kermaan kermoihin
adessive kermalla kermoilla
ablative kermalta kermoilta
allative kermalle kermoille
essive kermana kermoina
translative kermaksi kermoiksi
instructive kermoin
abessive kermatta kermoitta
comitative kermoineen

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004-2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.
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