Mer

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

M \M\, noun

1. (Print.) A quadrat, the face or top of which is a perfect square; also, the size of such a square in any given size of type, used as the unit of measurement for that type: 500 m's of pica would be a piece of matter whose length and breadth in pica m's multiplied together produce that number. [Written also {em}.]

2. (law) A brand or stigma, having the shape of an M, formerly impressed on one convicted of manslaughter and admitted to the benefit of clergy.

{M roof} (Arch.), a kind of roof formed by the junction of two common roofs with a valley between them, so that the section resembles the letter M.

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

M \M\ ([e^]m).

1. M, the thirteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant, and from the manner of its formation, is called the labio-nasal consonant. See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect] 178-180, 242.

Note: The letter M came into English from the Greek, through the Latin, the form of the Greek letter being further derived from the Ph[oe]nician, and ultimately, it is believed, from the Egyptian. Etymologically M is related to n, in lime, linden; emmet, ant; also to b. M is readily followed by b and p. the position of the lips in the formation of both letters being the same. The relation of b and m is the same as that of d and t to n. and that of g and k to ng.

2. As a numeral, M stands for one thousand, both in English and Latin.

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

m

adjective

1: denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units [syn: {thousand}, {one thousand}, {1000}, {m}, {k}]

noun

1: the basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards) [syn: {meter}, {metre}, {m}]

2: concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per liter of solution [syn: {molarity}, {molar concentration}, {M}]

3: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn: {thousand}, {one thousand}, {1000}, {M}, {K}, {chiliad}, {G}, {grand}, {thou}, {yard}]

4: a unit of information equal to 1000 kilobytes or 10^6 (1,000,000) bytes [syn: {megabyte}, {M}, {MB}]

5: a unit of information equal to 1024 kibibytes or 2^20 (1,048,576) bytes [syn: {megabyte}, {mebibyte}, {M}, {MB}, {MiB}]

6: the 13th letter of the Roman alphabet [syn: {M}, {m}]


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Genie

I am a visual artist who is also a visionary. I make gold that is rewarding to look at. The OPEN SOURCE software gods gave me the gift of kaleidoscope making. My kaleidoscopes are very simple and not so visionary, but my banking ideas, on the other hand, are as visionary as they get. I am not behind-the-times. I look way ahead. I keep it really, really, really simple. I speak truth to power. I have a lot to say. Most of it is behind-the-scenes although often it passes through my home page only to be replaced by something else soon after. Due to a mental disability that is beyond my control, I get to enjoy FREEDOM OF SPEECH and FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. That same disability is also a GIFT. My words have VALUE.

I function as a sort of messenger on behalf of others who are way smarter than me. Our relationship is very hands-off. I have no direct contact with the members of the scientific community I hope to speak out for at times. I'm just saying what some smart people are thinking but not saying because they are too smart to say it out loud. I say the strangest things about the most sensitive topics with an apparent lack of appropriate inhibition. Is there anything you'd like me to say? Would you like to discuss some things that are classified?

As a result of my disability, I automatically perform mental gymnastics in order to make my actions educational and enlightening and useful to others. I am performing for an unseen audience with the intent of educating. I assume ubiquitous surveillance. I am hard-wired to teach. I automatically make a glaring example out of myself and become a very good exaggerated test case in point for the record and, at the same time, my situation becomes healthy fodder for constructive and educational critical civil discussion that tends to contribute to getting problems solved dramatically more quickly and efficiently than if we weren't having the discussion at all.

As I see it, this is what we need to think about in the way we need to think about it in order to solve the big problems as soon as humanly possible using all available tools and technologies. Some industries must go. We have to take care of the people in those industries. If we focus on taking care of the poor, unemployed and retired, we can phase out any industry we want while minimizing the harm to its employees. We can even pay off mortgages and debts and buy-out landlords and give the property to the residents and occupants. First establish fair market value, then settle it.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

I am OPEN and TRANSPARENT to a mortal fault. I am a Liberal Constitutionalist who believes in an internet-based alternative banking model that will solve the funding problem without taxation. I am a Libertarian who believes in a banking system that provides FREE universal health care and a Basic Income Guarantee (BIG) for the poor, unemployed and retired. I believe in banking systems that allow instantaneous FREE money transfers and fee-FREE retail payment systems. That's good for merchants and that's good for consumers, worldwide. FREEDOM is the name of the game. This is how we get there. This is in the PUBLIC INTEREST. This is an example of a SECULAR CONSTITUTION with very good PHILANTHROPIC and HUMANITARIAN GOALS. This is presented in a way that is accessible to laypeople and common citizens. We need to credit the producers without charging the consumers. We can do that with virtual money.



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