Rom [ rohm ] SHOW IPA / roʊm / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun, plural Roms, ( especially collectively) Rom. an individual member of the Romani people, or Roma, especially a man or boy.
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Origin of Rom
First recorded in 1835–45; from Romani: “man, married man”; compare Sanskrit
ḍomba, ḍoma “a low-caste minstrel,” probably from a Dravidian language; compare Kannada ḍomba, ḍoma, Tamil dommara “caste of jugglers” Words nearby Rom roll with the punches
Romains Other definitions for Rom (2 of 4) ROM [ rom ] SHOW IPA / rɒm / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun computer memory in which program instructions, operating procedures, or other data are permanently stored, generally on electronic chips during manufacture, and that ordinarily cannot be changed by the user. Origin of ROM r(ead)-o(nly) m(emory) WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ROM RAM, ROM Other definitions for Rom (3 of 4) Other definitions for Rom (4 of 4) abbreviation Roman. Romance. Also Rom Romania. Romanian. Also Rom Romanic. Also Rom Bible. Romans (New Testament).
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How to use Rom in a sentence
We are left with stalwart genres (action,
rom com) and classic roles (prude, seductress, jock, backstory-less best friend).
The last decent
rom-coms came out in 2012: Silver Linings Playbook and The Five-Year Engagement.
“Girls plays on ideas that have been staples in
rom-coms all the time,” says Rosenberg.
The film is a hard-to-find creature, a smart
rom-com that captures the exuberance of falling in love, and the inevitable letdown.
William will be back flying helicopters on his regular shifts in Wales
Compare the whole description of the maiden in the E. version of the
Yet I embrace the little animal, as well as Mylady, and the spes altera
"Imaginations" is probably a fair enough rendering of , though the margin has "reasonings," and the same word in
Possibly it only separates the person expressly f
rom his works, just recited, and has the same sort of value as in Rom.
As soon as we were alone she began to laugh and caper like a lunatic, singing out, 'You are my
rom, I'm your romi.' British Dictionary definitions for Rom (1 of 4) Word Origin for Rom
British Dictionary definitions for Rom (2 of 4) n acronym for computing read only memory: a storage device that holds data permanently and cannot in normal circumstances be altered by the programmer British Dictionary definitions for Rom (3 of 4) British Dictionary definitions for Rom (4 of 4) abbreviation for Roman Romance (languages) Bible Romans Romania(n)
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Scientific definitions for Rom Short for read-only memory. Computer hardware that stores programs or data that cannot be added to, modified, or deleted. ROM does not require power to maintain its contents, and is often used to save instructions that enable the computer's operating system to communicate with other hardware.
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Cultural definitions for Rom Acronym for read only memory, which refers to a memory system, such as a commercial CD, which can be read but which cannot be altered. ( Compare RAM.)
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