Dictionary.com

Ames

[ eymz ]
/ eɪmz /
Save This Word!

noun
a city in central Iowa.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Ames in a sentence

Medical definitions for Ames

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 Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK