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pam

[pam] /pæm/
noun, Cards.
1.
the jack of clubs, especially in a form of loo in which it is the best trump.
2.
a game in which this card is trump.
Origin of pam
1675-1685
1675-85; short for French pamphile, special use of Pamphile man's name

Pam

[pam] /pæm/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Pamela.

PAM

1.
Aerospace. payload assist module.
2.
Telecommunications. pulse-amplitude modulation.

pam.

1.
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  • "I should love it," said pam, with two sudden dimples dancing into her cheeks.

    The Quiver, 1/1900 Anonymous
  • It will be easier, however, when I know you have squashed all about pam.

  • So poor pam had at last got hold of something in the nature of an animal!

    Elizabeth's Campaign Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  • It was the last straw to be classed with pam, a child of eight summers!

    Betty Trevor Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  • Brigit had not moved, and pam had seen no more than her profile as she sat down.

    The Halo Bettina von Hutten
Slang definitions & phrases for pam

pan

modifier

: a pan shot

verb

To move the camera across a visual field to give a panoramic effect or follow something moving

[1922+ Movie studio; fr panorama]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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pam in Technology

language
A toy ALGOL-like language used in "Formal Specification of Programming Languages: A Panoramic Primer", F.G. Pagan, P-H 1981.
(1996-12-23)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for pam

PAM

pulse amplitude modulation

pam.

pamphlet
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