from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation emergency room

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  • noun The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Eritrea.
  • abbreviation Abbreviation of Elizabeth Regina.
  • abbreviation baseball The statistic "Earned Run"; a run that was scored without the aid of an error by the fielding team that is charged to the pitcher responsible for allowing the runner that scored to reach base.
  • abbreviation biology Abbreviation of endoplasmic reticulum.
  • abbreviation computing Abbreviation of entity-relationship diagram.
  • abbreviation computing Abbreviation of entity-relationship model.
  • abbreviation medicine Abbreviation of emergency room.


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  • homophonous with the phrase in certain BrE dialects for 'oh, look' or 'here you go'. So there's a joke stuck in my head from the radio once-upon-a-time which is set in the Royal household, TV a-being watched.




    ''e'y'are, ERER!'

    October 4, 2010