World English Dictionary
the internet domain name for
a commercial company

COM (kɒm)
a.  a process in which a computer output is converted direct to microfiche or film, esp 35 or 16 millimetre film
 b.  (as modifier): a COM machine
[(C)omputer (O)utput on (M)icrofilm]

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Word Origin & History

from L., archaic form of classical L. cum "together, together with, in combination," the prefix sometimes used as an intensive, from PIE *kom- "beside, near, by, with" (cf. O.E. ge-, Ger. ge-). 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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Medical Dictionary

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

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. Coma Berenices (constellation)

  2. Comedy Central

  3. computer-output microfilm

  4. computer-output microfilmer

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