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Flam is sometimes a misspelling of flame.

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Definition of the noun Flam

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  1. A freak or whim; also, a falsehood; a lie; an illusory pretext; deception; delusion.


Flam a.k.a. Flåm is a village in Flåmsdalen, at the inner end of the Aurlandsfjorden—a branch of Sognefjorden. The village is located in the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway.


Flam is a record label.


  1. Flam is a musical artist, recording engineer.
  2. Flam a.k.a. flgI is a gene.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Flam

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Drums (2003)

by Michael Miller

The flam is a basic component of every drummer's arsenal — and it's easy to play ! Basically, a flam is a grace note that you play just before another note. You play it lighter and tight up against the second, primary note — so that you're playing ...

Google previewRudimental Jazz (Music Instruction) (2010)

A Musical Application of Rudiments to the Drumset by Joe Morello

F L A M The traditional flam is a principal note.

Google previewTime-Keepers (2012)

Vol. 1: The Fundamentals in 1/8th Notes by Kevin Mendes

Flams Make It Bigger A Flam is a basic rudiment. 48.

Google previewDrum Rudiments (2010)

by Mat Marucci

The Flam is a fairly simple rudiment that most beginning drummers make much more difficult than it is. It is written: Rudimentally, the sound is often played as “fa- lam” while in other styles of drumming (symphonic or concert music, jazz, pop, etc ...

Google previewSnare Drum Rudiment Dictionary

A Complete Reference Guide Containing All of the Original 26 Rudiments by Sandy Feldstein

A FLAM is a combination of a small note (grace note) and a regular note (main note). The grace note precedes the main note. Example: grace note — •- J 0 •* — main note The grace note is played softly, closer to the drum head and the main ...

Google previewElementary Drum Method (1999)

by Roy Burns

FLAMS A flam is a combination of a grace note and a main note. The main note is preceded by the grace note. Example: L | R . .# 3. > * * —" * • grace note main note grace note main note The grace note is played much softer and closer to the ...

Google previewThe Athenaeum (1873)

Fisher's Nicholas Flam is a good piece of acting. Fairly efficient support was afforded by Miss Harriet Coveney, Mr. Perrini, and Mr. Becket. MR. H. J. BYRON has recovered from an illness which kept him for a few days from the stage.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Mauritania (2008)

by Anthony G. Pazzanita

FLAM admitted only that three of its own militants had been killed in the latter attack. Autumn 1990 and early 1991 brought still more chilling news, as alleged FLAM sympathizers continued to be rounded up, mistreated, and extrajudicially ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

flam•beau /eflamfbP/ n. (pl. -beaus or -beaux /-fbPz/) 1 flaming torch, esp. one made of several thick wicks dipped in wax. 2 large candlestick with several branches.

Google previewNew Universal Graphic Dictionary of the English Language (1916)

Self-pronouncing ... Based on the Foundation Laid

flam-ine* (flam'ing), adj. giving iinm 1115 fQrth flamea. blazing; causing excitement ; violent. fla-min-gO (fla-m»n'so), ...

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Scrabble value of F4L1A1M3

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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