What does REM mean?

Definitions for REMrɛm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word REM.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. paradoxical sleep, rapid eye movement sleep, REM sleep, rapid eye movement, REM(noun)

    a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep

  2. REM(noun)

    (Roentgen Equivalent Man) the dosage of ionizing radiation that will cause the same amount of injury to human tissue as 1 roentgen of X-rays

Wiktionary

  1. rem(Noun)

    (): rapid eye movement, a sleep state.

  2. rem(Noun)

    A dose of absorbed radiation equivalent to one roentgen of X-rays or gamma rays

  3. rem(Noun)

    A programming language statement used for documentation (in BASIC for example); also used in DOS batch files.

  4. Origin: Shortened from remark.

Freebase

  1. Rem

    Rem, also Rem-Rem, Remi, or Remi the Weeper, who lives in Rem-Rem, the realm of weeping is a fish god in Egyptian mythology who fertilizes the land with his tears, producing both vegetation and the reptiles. He is assumed to be the personification of Ra's tears.

Suggested Resources

  1. REM

    What does REM stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the REM acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of REM in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of REM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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