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ante meridiem see A.M..
bilabial pronounced with the lips close together, as the consonants "p" and "m". [2/3 definitions]
colon1 a sign (:) used to separate numbers in ratios, as in "a ratio of 1:10," and in the writing of times of day, as in "10:23 A.M.". [1/2 definitions]
consonant a sound in a language made by constricting or diverting the flow of air through the mouth using the tongue, teeth, lips, or other speech organs. The sounds represented by the letters "d," "k," "b," "s," and "m" are examples of consonants in English. [1/6 definitions]
dogwatch either of two two-hour watches aboard ship that occur between four and eight P.M.
Garand rifle a semiautomatic, clip-fed rifle, which was standard issue of the U.S. Army in World War II and the Korean War; M-1.
great white shark any of the family of large predatory fishes of the world's temperate coastal regions that has a white underbelly, multiple rows of rotating teeth, and an average size of 13 feet (4 m.) in length and 4000 pounds (1814 kg.) in weight.
labionasal of a speech sound, articulated with the lips and resonated in the nasal cavity, as the sound "m". [1/2 definitions]
M- used with a number to denote equipment produced for U.S. military use, such as the M-16 rifle.
Master of Arts a graduate degree, below that of doctor, that is given by a college or university to a person who has completed a prescribed course of graduate study in the humanities or social sciences; master's degree. (abbr.: M.A.)
Master of Science a master's degree awarded usu. in science, technology, or mathematics. (abbr.: M.S.)
matins (used with a sing. or pl. verb) in the Roman Catholic Church, the first of the seven canonical hours, or the service for this, usu. held between midnight and four A.M. [1/2 definitions]
Peter Pan the title character of J.M. Barrie's early twentieth-century play, a young boy who never grows up.
post meridiem see P.M..
Roman numeral any of the letters I, V, X, L, C, D, or M, used in the Roman system of notation, in which a letter followed by one of equal or lesser value indicates addition of the two, a letter followed by one of greater value indicates that the first is to be subtracted from the second, and a bar over a letter multiplies it by 1,000.
thousand the number represented by the Arabic numeral 1000 and by the Roman numeral M. [1/4 definitions]