surface-to-air missile, SAM(noun)
a guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target
a Surface to Air Missile.
The awarded to the All-Ireland GAA football winning team.
Origin: Possibly from Uncle Sam
Origin: [AS. same. See Same, a.]
In the Book of Mormon, Sam was the third son of Lehi, and elder brother to the prophet Nephi. Early in the Book of Mormon narrative, Nephi confided in Sam. Lehi saw Sam in his vision of the tree of life, noting that he ate the precious fruit, symbolizing the righteousness of Sam, and that he would be saved. Upon the death of Lehi, Sam followed his brother Nephi in the establishment of the Nephites. Among LDS linguists, the leading theory of the origin of the name "Sam" is that it is most likely a Hebrew dialectal form of "Shem".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sam, adv. (Spens.) together.—v.t. to collect, to curdle milk. [A.S. samnian—samen, together.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'SAM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3247
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Rank popularity for the word 'SAM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2692
AMS, MAS, MAs, mas, MSA
The numerical value of SAM in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of SAM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Hun Sen needs Sam Rainsy to come back.
FOOLISHNESS IS NOT AN ABUSE BUT A QUALIFICATION. Pst Sam Onitiri
I've never seen a storm like that. My nine-year old boy Sam panicked and cried.
Sam would have never did to that police officer what that police officer did to Sam.
I love Sam and she's a good lady...she was there for me always, i'm happy when I see her.
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