FM

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

FM \FM\ n. [Frequency Modulaiton.] A method of transmitting radio signals by modulating the frequency of the carrier wave; -- opposed to AM (amplitude modulation), in which the signal modulates the amplitude, rather than the frequency of the carrier wave. [acron.]

Syn: frequency modulation. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Fm \Fm\ prop. n. The chemical symbol for {Fermium}, a transuranic element.

Syn: fermium, atomic number 100. [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Fm \Fm\ prop. n. the symbol for the element {Fermium}. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

FM

noun

1: modulation of the frequency of the (radio) carrier wave [syn: {frequency modulation}, {FM}]

2: a radioactive transuranic metallic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons [syn: {fermium}, {Fm}, {atomic number 100}]


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