calm

  • 1 calm — CALM, Ă, calmi, e, adj., s.n. I. adj. 1. (Despre natură) Care se află în stare de linişte deplină. ♢ Calm ecuatorial = zonă îngustă de o parte şi de alta a ecuatorului, cu presiune atmosferică scăzută, vânturi slabe şi ploi abundente. Calm… …

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  • 2 calm´ly — calm «kahm, kahlm», adjective, noun, verb. –adj. 1. not stormy or windy; not stirred up; quiet; still: »In fair weather the sea is usually calm. SYNONYM(S): motionless, smooth, placid. 2. Figurative. not excited; peaceful: »Although she was frigh …

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  • 3 calm — adj Calm, tranquil, serene, placid, peaceful, halcyonmean quiet and free from all that disturbs or excites. Calm is primarily applied to sea or weather, usually conveys an implicit contrast with its opposite, stormy, and suggests freedom, real or …

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  • 4 Calm — (k[aum]m), a. [Compar. {Calmer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Calmest} ( [e^]st)] 1. Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed. Calm was the day. Spenser. [1913 Webster] Now all is calm, and fresh, and still. Bryant …

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  • 5 Calm — Calm, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Calmed} (k[aum]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calming}.] [Cf. F. calmer. See {Calm}, n.] 1. To make calm; to render still or quiet, as elements; as, to calm the winds. [1913 Webster] To calm the tempest raised by Eolus. Dryden.… …

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  • 6 calm — [käm] n. [ME & OFr calme < OIt calma < LL (Vulg.: Job 30:30) cauma, heat, heat of the day (hence, in It, time to rest, quiet: see SIESTA) < Gr kauma, heat, esp. of the sun < kaiein, to burn; It sp. infl. by L calere, to be hot] 1.… …

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  • 7 Calm — (k[aum]m), n. [OE. calme, F. calme, fr. It. or Sp. calma (cf. Pg. calma heat), prob. fr. LL. cauma heat, fr. Gr. kay^ma burning heat, fr. kai ein to burn; either because during a great heat there is generally also a calm, or because the hot time… …

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  • 8 calm — [adj1] peaceful, quiet (inanimate) at a standstill, at peace, bland, bucolic, cool, halcyon, harmonious, hushed, inactive, in order, low key, mild, motionless, pacific, pastoral, placid, quiescent, reposeful, reposing, restful, rural, serene,… …

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  • 9 calm — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not showing or feeling nervousness, anger, or other emotions. 2) peaceful and undisturbed. ► NOUN 1) a calm state or period. 2) (calms) an area of the sea without wind. ► VERB (often …

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  • 10 CALM — may refer to: *Café au lait macules( spots ) as seen in the medical condition neurofibromatosis *Communications, Air interface, Long and Medium range, a standardized set of air interface protocols and parameters for medium and long range, high… …

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  • 11 Calm — is an adjective meaning peaceful, quiet; particularly used of the weather, free from wind or storm, or of the sea, as opposed to rough. The word appears in French calme, through which it came into English, in Spanish, Portuguese and Italian calma …

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  • 12 CALM M5 — is the ISO 21215 standard that incorporates WAVE (WAVE PHY/MAC is IEEE 802.11p standard) and adds the following features [http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/802/11/Reports/Nov 2006 CALM Tutorial/IEEE 802 CALM Tutorials PPT.zip] : * Global (European)… …

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  • 13 calm — index allay, alleviate, composure, controlled (restrained), dispassionate, ease, lull (noun), lull (ve …

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  • 14 calm — Mot Monosíl·lab Adjectiu variable …

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  • 15 calm — late 14c., from O.Fr. calme, traditionally from O.It. calma, from L.L. cauma heat of the mid day sun (in Italy, a time when everything rests and is still), from Gk. kauma heat (especially of the sun), from kaiein to burn. Spelling influenced by L …

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  • 16 calm|y — «KAH mee, KAHLM ee», adjective. Archaic. tranquil; peaceful …

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  • 17 calm — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 peaceful situation/manner/feeling ADJECTIVE ▪ apparent ▪ Under his apparent calm lay real anxiety. ▪ inner ▪ the pursuit of inner calm ▪ …

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  • 18 calm — [[t]kɑ͟ːm[/t]] ♦♦♦ calmer, calmest, calms, calming, calmed 1) ADJ GRADED A calm person does not show or feel any worry, anger, or excitement. She is usually a calm and diplomatic woman... Try to keep calm and just tell me what happened... She… …

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  • 19 calm — calm1 S3 [ka:m US ka:m, ka:lm] adj comparative calmer superlative calmest 1.) relaxed and quiet, not angry, nervous, or upset ▪ Glen was calm and composed at the funeral. remain/stay/keep calm ▪ I tried to stay calm and just ignore him. 2.) if a… …

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  • 20 calm — calm1 [ kam ] adjective ** 1. ) not affected by strong emotions such as excitement, anger, shock, or fear: An hour after the accident, I was starting to feel calmer. stay/keep/remain calm: We were told to stay calm, that help was on the way. a )… …

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