bam

bam

[bam]
noun
1.
a loud thud, as that produced when two objects strike against each other with force.
verb (used without object), bammed, bamming.
2.
to make or emit a bam.

Origin:
imitative

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B.A.M.

1.
Bachelor of Applied Mathematics.
2.
Bachelor of Arts in Music.
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Etymonline
Word Origin & History

bam
imitative of the sound of a hard hit, first recorded 1922.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
BAM
  1. Bachelor of Applied Mathematics

  2. Bachelor of Arts in Music

  3. Brooklyn Academy of Music

The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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bam

city in eastern Kerman province, Iran. The city, an agricultural centre situated on the Silk Road and long famed for its large fortress, was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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