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fm

Symbol, Physics.

Fm

Symbol, Chemistry.
1.

FM

1.
Electronics. frequency modulation: a method of impressing a signal on a radio carrier wave by varying the frequency of the carrier wave.
2.
Radio. a system of radio broadcasting by means of frequency modulation.
3.
of, relating to, or utilizing such a system.
Compare AM.

fm.

1.
2.
from.

f.m.

1.
(in prescriptions) make a mixture.
Origin of f.m.
From the Latin word fīat mistūra
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  • Each sex produces two sorts of gametes, Mf and mf in the case of the male, and fm, fm in that of the female.

    Mendelism

    Reginald Crundall Punnett
  • The fm stations operate exclusively in the very high frequency range and are all moderately powered at four kilowatts.

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    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for fm

fm

abbreviation
1.
fathom
2.
from
abbreviation
3.
Micronesia

Fm

Chemical symbol
1.
fermium

FM

abbreviation
1.
frequency modulation
2.
Field Marshal
3.
(aeronautics) figure of merit
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fm in Medicine

Fm
The symbol for the element fermium.

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fm in Science
Fm  
The symbol for fermium.
FM  
Abbreviation of frequency modulation
fermium
  (fûr'mē-əm)   
Symbol Fm
A synthetic, radioactive metallic element of the actinide series that is produced from plutonium or uranium. Its most stable isotope is Fm 257 with a half-life of approximately 100 days. Atomic number 100. See Periodic Table.
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