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electromagnetic pulse: a burst of electromagnetic energy produced by a nuclear explosion in the atmosphere, considered capable of widespread damage to power lines, telecommunications, and electronic equipment.

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Definition for EMP (2 of 4)

emp.

abbreviation

(in prescriptions) a plaster.

Origin of emp.

From the Latin word emplastrum

Definition for EMP (3 of 4)

e.m.p.

abbreviation

(in prescriptions) after the manner prescribed; as directed.

Origin of e.m.p.

From Latin ex mōdō praescrīptō

Definition for EMP (4 of 4)

Emp.

abbreviation

Emperor.
Empire.
Empress.
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Medical definitions for EMP

e.m.p.

abbr.

ex modo praescripto (in the manner prescribed)
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