EXAMPLES | noun, plural M-1's. a semiautomatic, gas-operated, .30 caliber, clip-fed rifle, with a weight of 8.56 pounds (3.88 kg): the standard U.S. Army rifle in World War II and in the Korean War. modal auxiliary. . Economics monetary aggregate: issued periodically by the Federal Reserve Board as various measures of money supply ( M-1, M-1A, M-2, etc.). Compare L . British motorway (used with a road number to designate a major highway): the M1.
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Examples from the Web for m1 Historical Examples of m1 British Dictionary definitions for m1 symbol for the amount of money in circulation in notes, coin, current accounts, and deposit accounts transferable by cheque noun plural m's, M's or Ms the 13th letter and tenth consonant of the modern English alphabet a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a bilabial nasal, as in mat symbol for metre(s) mile(s) milli- minute(s) symbol for mach medium (size) mega- currency mark(s) million astronomy Messier catalogue; a catalogue published in 1784, in which 103 nebulae and clusters are listed using a numerical system M13 is the globular cluster in Hercules Middle physics modulus (in Britain) motorway the M1 runs from London to Leeds (in Australia) mature audience (used to describe a category of film certified as suitable for viewing by anyone over the age of 15) ( as modifier) an M film logic the middle term of a syllogism physics mutual inductance chem molar abbreviation for Malta (international car registration)
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Word Origin and History for m1
13th letter, from Greek
mu, from Semitic mem. The Roman symbol for 1,000; sometimes used in this sense in English 15c.-16c.; but in late 20c. newspaper headlines it stands for million. As a thickness of type, from 1680s.
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abbr. molar 1 molarity morgan myopia
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Abbreviation of mass, meter
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