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COM

[kom] /kɒm/
noun
1.
Trademark. Comedy Central: a cable television channel.
2.
computer output on microfilm.

com-

1.
a prefix meaning “with,” “together,” “in association,” and (with intensive force) “completely,” occurring in loanwords from Latin (commit): used in the formation of compound words before b, p, m: combine; compare; commingle.
Also, co-, col-, con-, cor-.
Origin of com-
< Latin, variant of preposition cum with

com.

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communications.
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com

abbreviation
1.
a commercial company

COM

/kɒm/
noun
1.
  1. a process in which a computer output is converted direct to microfiche or film, esp 35 or 16 millimetre film
  2. (as modifier): a COM machine
Word Origin
(C)omputer (O)utput on (M)icrofilm

com-

prefix
1.
together; with; jointly: commingle
Word Origin
from Latin com-; related to cum with. In compound words of Latin origin, com- becomes col- and cor- before l and r, co- before gn, h, and most vowels, and con- before consonants other than b, p, and m. Although its sense in compounds of Latin derivation is often obscured, it means: together, with, etc (combine, compile); similar (conform); extremely, completely (consecrate)

Com.

abbreviation
1.
Commander
2.
committee
3.
Commodore
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Word Origin and History for COM

com-

word-forming element usually meaning "with, together," from Latin com, archaic form of classical Latin cum "together, together with, in combination," from PIE *kom- "beside, near, by, with" (cf. Old English ge-, German ge-). The prefix in Latin sometimes was used as an intensive.

Before vowels and aspirates, reduced to co-; before -g-, assimilated to cog- or con-; before -l-, assimilated to col-; before -r-, assimilated to cor-; before -c-, -d-, -j-, -n-, -q-, -s-, -t-, -v- assimilated to con-.

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COM in Medicine

com- or col- or con-
pref.
Together; with; joint; jointly: commensalism.

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COM in Technology


1. Component Object Model.
2. Computer Output on Microfilm - see Enterprise Report Management.

networking
(.com, "commercial") The top-level domain originally for American companies but, since the explosion of the World-Wide Web, used by most companies and for vanity domains of all types, whether in the US or not, often in addition to country code domains like amazon.co.uk.
The term "dot com" is now widely used to refer to any Internet business as in "My dot com turned into a dot bomb".
(2007-02-18)
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Related Abbreviations for COM

COM

1.
Coma Berenices (constellation)
2.
Comedy Central
3.
computer-output microfilm
4.
computer-output microfilmer

com.

1.
combining
2.
combustion
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comedy
4.
comic
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comma
6.
commentary
7.
commerce
8.
commission
9.
commissioner
10.
committee
11.
common
12.
commune
13.
communication
14.
community

Com.

1.
commander
2.
commissioner
3.
commodore
4.
commonwealth
5.
communist
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