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Etymology 1Edit

Initialism.

NounEdit

rem (plural rems)

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

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of Roentgen equivalent in man.

NounEdit

rem (plural rems)

  1. A dose of absorbed radiation equivalent to one roentgen of X-rays or gamma rays
Usage notesEdit
  • Continued use of the rem is “strongly discouraged” by the style guide of the US National Institute of Standards and Technology.
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Etymology 3Edit

Shortening.

NounEdit

rem (plural rems)

  1. (computing) A remark; a programming language statement used for documentation (in BASIC for example); also used in DOS batch files.
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NounEdit

rem (plural rems)

  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 4Edit

Blend of root +‎ em.

NounEdit

rem (plural rems)

  1. (web design) A unit relative to the declared font size of the root element in a HTML document.
    • 2017, Eric A Meyer; Estelle Weyl, CSS: The Definitive Guide: Visual Presentation for the Web, Kindle edition, O'Reilly Media, page 126:
      Like the em unit, the rem unit is based on declared font size. The difference—and it’s a doozy—is that whereas em is calculated using the font size of the element to which it’s applied, rem is always calculated using the root element.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin rēmus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rem m (plural rems)

  1. oar
  2. (uncountable, sports) rowing

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rem c (singular definite remmen, plural indefinite remme)

  1. strap, thong
  2. belt
  3. strop

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rem c

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

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

Etymology 1Edit

From remmen.

NounEdit

rem f (plural remmen, diminutive remmetje n)

  1. brake
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DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: rem
  • Indonesian: rem
  • West Frisian: rem

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

rem

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

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rēmus.

NounEdit

rem m (plural rems)

  1. oar

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IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch rem (brake).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

rèm (plural rem-rem, 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

SynonymsEdit

  • brek (Standard Malay)

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LatinEdit

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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.
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Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Old English rēam.

NounEdit

rem

  1. Alternative form of reme (cream)

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Old French raime.

NounEdit

rem

  1. Alternative form of reme (ream)

OccitanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rem m (plural rems)

  1. (nautical) rowing, sculling

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

rem c

  1. a strap
  2. a belt

DeclensionEdit

Declension of rem 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rem remmen remmar remmarna
Genitive rems remmens remmars remmarnas

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