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Sam

[sam] /sæm/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Samuel.
2.
a female given name, form of Samantha.

SAM

[sam] /sæm/
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.
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British Dictionary definitions for sams

sam

/sæm/
verb (transitive) sams, samming, sammed
1.
(Northern English, dialect) sam hold of, to collect; gather up

SAM

/sæm/
noun acronym
1.
surface-to-air missile
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Word Origin and History for sams

SAM

1958, acronym for surface to air missile.

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Slang definitions & phrases for sams

Sam

noun

A federal narcotics agent; narc

[1960s+ Narcotics; fr Uncle Sam]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Related Abbreviations for sams

SAM

  1. sequential access method
  2. single Asian male
  3. surface-to-air missile
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