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aum


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Om  \Om\,  interj.  &  n.  [Also  {Aum},  {Um}.]  [Skr.  [=o]m.] 
  A  mystic  syllable  or  ejaculation  used  by  Hindus  and  Buddhists 
  in  religious  rites,  --  orig.  among  the  Hindus  an  exclamation 
  of  assent,  like  Amen,  then  an  invocation,  and  later  a  symbol 
  of  the  trinity  formed  by  Vishnu,  Siva,  and  Brahma. 
 
  {Om  mani  padme  hun},  a  sacred  formula  of  buddhism  (esp.  of 
  the  Lamaists)  translated  ``O,  the  Jewel  in  the  Lotus, 
  Amen,''  and  referring  to  Amitabha  who  is  commonly 
  represented  as  standing  or  sitting  within  a  lotus. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aam  \Aam\  ([add]m  or  [aum]m),  n.  [D.  aam,  fr  LL  ama;  cf  L. 
  hama  a  water  bucket,  Gr  ?] 
  A  Dutch  and  German  measure  of  liquids,  varying  in  different 
  cities,  being  at  Amsterdam  about  41  wine  gallons,  at  Antwerp 
  361/2,  at  Hamburg  383/4.  [Written  also  {Aum}  and  {Awm}.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aum  \Aum\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Aam}. 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  A'UM 
 
    A  {stream}-based,  {concurrent},  {logic}, 
  {object-oriented}  language  by  K.  Yoshida  and  Takashi  Chikayama 
  ,  built  on  top  of  {KL1}. 
 
  ["A'UM  -  A  Stream-based  Concurrent  Logic  Object-Oriented 
  Language",  K.  Yoshida  et  al  Proc  3rd  Intl  Conf  Fifth  Gen 
  Comp  Sys,  Springer  1988,  pp  638-649]. 
 
  (2000-07-16) 
 
 




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