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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

FM

  1. frequency modulation: a method of impressing a signal on a radio carrier wave by varying the frequency of the carrier wave.

    Category: Electronics

  2. a system of radio broadcasting by means of frequency modulation.

    Category: Radio and Television

    Ref: Compare AM. 2

Fm

  1. Chem. Symbol. fermium.

    Category: Chemistry

fm.

  1. fathom.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  2. from.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frequency modulation, FM(noun)

    modulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave

  2. fermium, Fm, atomic number 100(noun)

    a radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons

Freebase

  1. fm

    .fm is the country code top-level domain for the Federated States of Micronesia, a group of islands located in the Pacific Ocean. Except for reserved names like .com.fm, .net.fm, .org.fm and others, any person in the world can register a .fm domain for a fee. Much of the income from which goes to the government and people of the islands. The domain name is popular for FM radio stations and streaming audio websites; a notable example is Last.fm, a social music website. Such unconventional usages of TLDs in domain names are known as domain hacks.

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. FM

    1. [common] Not ‘Frequency Modulation’ but rather an abbreviation for ‘Fucking Manual’, the back-formation from RTFM. Used to refer to the manual itself in the RTFM. “Have you seen the Networking FM lately?” 2. Abbreviation for “Fucking Magic”, used in the sense of black magic.

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