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Translingual

Symbol

M

  1. mega-
  2. (astronomy): Messier number. Objects in Charles Messier's catalog of Nebulae and Star Clusters in 1774 are numbered, and the letter M (for Messier) is prepended to these numbers, as in M31 (the Andromeda Galaxy) or M13 (the globular cluster in Hercules).
  3. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for methionine

English

Pronunciation

Letter

M (uppercase, lowercase m)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the English alphabet, preceded by L and followed by N.

Abbreviation

M or M.

  1. Monsieur
  2. male
  3. Monday
  4. Mother
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Medium
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Michigan; Usage note: This designation is used within Michigan.
  7. mature
  8. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the number of minutes a player spent at the crease
  9. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the number of maiden overs bowled

Number

M

  1. The Roman numeral M (1,000)

Noun

Singular
M

Plural
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  1. The thirteenth letter of the English alphabet; a vocal consonant, and from the manner of its formation, is called the labio-nasal consonant.

Proper noun

M

  1. fictional character from the James Bond stories and films
    • 2002, London Review of Books, 8 Aug 2002
      Stewart Menzies, head of SIS (the model for James Bond's M)

Usage notes

  • The proper designation for the head of the SIS is, actually, "C".

Finnish

Noun

M

  1. magna cum laude approbatur

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /me/, /em/

Letter

M (capital, lowercase m)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Romanian alphabet representing the phoneme /m/. Preceded by L and followed by N.

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