Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Physics atmosphere

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  • abbr. atmosphere (as a unit of pressure)
  • abbr. Initialism of at the moment.

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  • n. a means of digital communications that is capable of very high speeds; suitable for transmission of images or voice or video as well as data
  • n. a unit of pressure: the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760 mm high at sea level and 0 degrees centigrade
  • n. an unattended machine (outside some banks) that dispenses money when a personal coded card is used

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Examples

  • The only one I can think of atm is I Am Legend, but the vampires in there act more like zombies, so ...

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  • Cant recall his name atm and I'm far to lazy to google atm.

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  • ECB - the provision relating to asking for money within 15 feet of persons using an ATM or parking pay station, or persons who have just used or are on their way to use an ATM or parking pay station applies to everyone. you do not have to be yelling or doing anything else scary, merely asking a person using an atm or paystation for money w/in 15 feet of pay station or atm is in itself, by definition, aggressive.

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  • I’m not so worried about the numbers at the moment … although in my mind, another 8-10 would be good - but my main aim atm is to tone and firm up still wobbly bits.

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  • You state that opensimspaces have a lowerpriced land tier atm, which is actually totally wrong.

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  • In order to confirm that the increase in p53 activity was specifically due to rpl11 knockdown, we analyzed the transcript levels of the kinase atm, which is activated during DNA damage; gadd45a, a p53 target gene activated during DNA damage; and the oncogenes myca and nras.

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  • ChemSpider to be 239C at 1 atm, which is reasonable based on the 4-chloro analog.

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  • All i have to do before xmas now is 2000 words for my coursework, and quit the campus gym (i joined one in town so i am paying for 2 atm which is not helpful as i have zero money anyway).

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  • i am simply wondering if it is possible to have multiple options (can't think of a better word atm) for a variable to equal, i think i can better explain with an example. if var = 1, 2 or 3; is this possible via piplines or somthing?

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  • On 7/31 I withdrew 3000 pesos using my BofA debit card at a Scotia atm and it cost me $226.89 US dollars.

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  • In my neck of the woods we get gently stuck into people for using the redundant term "ATM machine" – in fact it even formed the basis for one bank's television ads a few years ago.

    October 13, 2008

  • Also Automatic Teller Machine

    July 7, 2008