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SAM

[sam]
noun
1.
surface-to-air missile.
2.
Space Available Mail: a special air service for sending parcels weighing up to 15 pounds (6.8 kg) to overseas members of the armed forces: only the regular parcel post rate to the U.S. port of shipment is charged.
Compare PAL.

Sam.

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Peckinpah

[pek-uhn-paw]
noun
David Samuel ("Sam") 1925–84, U.S. film director and screenwriter.

Walton

[wawl-tn]
noun
1.
Ernest Thomas Sinton [sin-tn] , 1903–95, Irish physicist: Nobel prize 1951.
2.
Izaak [ahy-zuhk] , 1593–1683, English writer.
3.
Samuel Moore ("Sam") 1918–92, U.S. business executive and founder of Wal-Mart Stores.
4.
Sir William (Turner) 1902–83, English composer.

Waltonian [wawl-toh-nee-uhn] , noun, adjective

Ervin

[ur-vin]
noun
1.
Samuel James, Jr ("Sam") 1896–1985, U.S. jurist and politician: senator 1954–74.
2.
a male given name.
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Peckinpah (ˈpɛkɪnˌpɑː)
 
n
Sam(uel David). 1926--84, US film director, esp of Westerns, such as The Wild Bunch (1969). Among his other films are Straw Dogs (1971), Bring me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974), and Cross of Iron (1977)

sam (sæm)
 
vb , sams, samming, sammed
dialect (Northern English) sam hold of to collect; gather up

SAM (sæm)
 
n acronym for
surface-to-air missile

Sam.
 
abbreviation for
Samuel

Walton (ˈwɔːltən)
 
n
1.  Ernest Thomas Sinton. 1903--95, Irish physicist. He succeeded in producing the first artificial transmutation of an atomic nucleus (1932) with Sir John Cockcroft, with whom he shared the Nobel prize for physics 1951
2.  Izaak (ˈaɪzək). 1593--1683, English writer, best known for The Compleat Angler (1653; enlarged 1676)
3.  Sir William (Turner). 1902--83, English composer. His works include Façade (1923), a setting of satirical verses by Edith Sitwell, the Viola Concerto (1929), and the oratorio Belshazzar's Feast (1931)

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SAM
1958, acronym for surface to air missile.
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Science Dictionary
Walton   (wôl'tən)  Pronunciation Key 
Irish physicist who, with John Cockcroft, was the first to successfully split an atom using a particle accelerator in 1932. For this work they shared the 1951 Nobel Prize for physics.
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Computing Dictionary

SAM definition


System Account Manager

sam definition

tool
A multi-file screen editor with structural regular expressions. Sam runs under the X Window System.
(2000-07-16)
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
SAM
  1. sequential access method

  2. single Asian male

  3. surface-to-air missile

Sam.
Samuel
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Example sentences for sam
Furious and panicked, he knocks sam unconscious and races to the house.
However, sam tricks yama and escapes, promising to return with new weapons.
Major characters sam is one of the original colonists of the planet.
As sam warns yama, who loves her, she loves only those who bring her gifts of
  chaos.
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