Definitions for REMrɛm

This page provides all 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


  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.


  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.

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