M-1

[em-wuhn]
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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.

Also called Garand rifle, Garand, M-1 rifle.

M

Music. major.
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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British Dictionary definitions for m1

M1

symbol for

the amount of money in circulation in notes, coin, current accounts, and deposit accounts transferable by cheque

m

M

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

m

symbol for

metre(s)
mile(s)
milli-
minute(s)

M

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 systemM13 is the globular cluster in Hercules
Middle
physics modulus
(in Britain) motorwaythe M1 runs from London to Leeds
(in Australia)
  1. mature audience (used to describe a category of film certified as suitable for viewing by anyone over the age of 15)
  2. (as modifier)an M film
logic the middle term of a syllogism
physics mutual inductance
chem molar
(Roman numeral) 1000See Roman numerals

abbreviation for

Malta (international car registration)
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Word Origin and History for m1

M

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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for m1

m

abbr.

mass
meter

M

abbr.

molar1
molarity
morgan
myopia

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Science definitions for m1

m

Abbreviation of mass, meter
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