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[eymz] /eɪmz/
a city in central Iowa. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Captain Ames must have observed his action, and showed his silent approval by requesting water for himself.

    The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling
  • If you get any honest enjoyment out of Mr. Ames, I'll get him up here often.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
  • The secretary said Mr. Ames had asked to see him when he came in.

    Bambi Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • "Go to my irrigation engineer, Mr. Ames," replied Jim shortly.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
  • "Ma'am, here is Mrs. Ames's girl come with some sewing," said the servant.

Ames in Medicine

Ames (āmz), Bruce Nathan. Born 1928.

American biochemist noted for his studies of environmental mutagens and carcinogens. He developed the Ames test.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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