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NOUN (6)

1. the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards);
[syn: meter, metre, m]

2. concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution;
[syn: molarity, molar concentration, M]

3. the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100;
[syn: thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard]

4. a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes or 10^6 (1,000,000) bytes;
[syn: megabyte, M, MB]

5. a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes;
[syn: megabyte, mebibyte, M, MB, MiB]

6. the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet;
[syn: M, m]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units;
[syn: thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

M \M\, n. 1. (Print.) A quadrat, the face or top of which is a perfect square; also, the size of such a square in any given size of type, used as the unit of measurement for that type: 500 m's of pica would be a piece of matter whose length and breadth in pica m's multiplied together produce that number. [Written also em.] [1913 Webster] 2. (law) A brand or stigma, having the shape of an M, formerly impressed on one convicted of manslaughter and admitted to the benefit of clergy. [1913 Webster] M roof (Arch.), a kind of roof formed by the junction of two common roofs with a valley between them, so that the section resembles the letter M. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

M \M\ ([e^]m). 1. M, the thirteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant, and from the manner of its formation, is called the labio-nasal consonant. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect] 178-180, 242. [1913 Webster] Note: The letter M came into English from the Greek, through the Latin, the form of the Greek letter being further derived from the Ph[oe]nician, and ultimately, it is believed, from the Egyptian. Etymologically M is related to n, in lime, linden; emmet, ant; also to b. [1913 Webster] M is readily followed by b and p. the position of the lips in the formation of both letters being the same. The relation of b and m is the same as that of d and t to n. and that of g and k to ng. [1913 Webster] 2. As a numeral, M stands for one thousand, both in English and Latin. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

m adj 1: denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units [syn: thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k] n 1: the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards) [syn: meter, metre, m] 2: concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution [syn: molarity, molar concentration, M] 3: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn: thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard] 4: a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes or 10^6 (1,000,000) bytes [syn: megabyte, M, MB] 5: a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes [syn: megabyte, mebibyte, M, MB, MiB] 6: the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet [syn: M, m]
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

M pref. [SI] See quantifiers.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

M 1. Alternative name for MUMPS. 2. A C-like language from Silicon Compiler Systems for multilevel hardware description. It is currently available in the GDT package from Mentor Graphics. [Jargon File] (1994-10-26) 3. The abbreviated for of mega-. (1995-01-10)
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

M. When persons were convicted of manslaughter in England, they were formerly marked with this letter on the brawn of the thumb. 2. This letter is sometimes put on the face of treasury notes of the United States, and signifies that the treasury note bears interest at the rate of one mill per centum, and not one per centum interest. 13 Peters, 176.