Definitions for fm
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word fm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
frequency modulation: a method of impressing a signal on a radio carrier wave by varying the frequency of the carrier wave.
a system of radio broadcasting by means of frequency modulation.
Category: Radio and Television
Ref: Compare AM. 2
Chem. Symbol. fermium.
Category: Weights and Measures
frequency modulation, FM(noun)
modulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave
fermium, Fm, atomic number 100(noun)
a radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
.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. [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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