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Definition of the noun ream

What does ream mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: reams

  1. a large quantity of written matter
  2. a quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • more generic term: definite quantity = a specific measure of amount
    • part: quire = a quantity of paper

Alternative definition of the noun ream

noun

  1. A bundle, package, or quantity of paper, usually containing 500 sheets.
  2. An abstract large amount of something.

Definition of the verb ream

What does ream mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: reamed | reaming | reams

  1. squeeze the juice out (of a fruit) with a reamer
    • example: ream oranges
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: express / extract / press out = obtain from a substance, as by mechanical action
  2. remove by making a hole or by boring
    • example: the dentist reamed out the debris in the course of the root canal treatment
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic terms: remove / take / take away / withdraw = remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
  3. enlarge with a reamer
    • example: ream a hole
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic word: enlarge = make larger

Alternative definition of the verb ream

verb

  1. [context: UK dialectal, Northern England, Scotland] To cream; mantle; foam; froth.
  2. To enlarge a hole, especially using a reamer; to bore a hole wider.
  3. To shape or form, especially using a reamer.
  4. To remove (material) by reaming.
  5. To remove burrs and debris from a freshly bored hole.
  6. [slang] To yell at or berate.
  7. [slang] To perform anilingus.

Character

Ream is a fictional character from the 2004 film The Sin.

Place

Ream a.k.a. Ream, West Virginia: Ream was an unincorporated community in McDowell County, West Virginia.

Miscellanea

Ream is a textual, screen-based email client developed by Paul Dourish at the Center for Speech Technology Research at the University of Edinburgh. Initially developed in 1986, it was one of the standard email clients for the university and was in use throughout the campus for around ten years. Freely available on the internet, it was ported to a large number of UNIX-based operating systems including OSF/1, BSD 2.10, Unicos, Ultrix, HP-UX, and Dynix, and was made compatible with email infrastructures based on sendmail, MMDF, and PP.

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Google previewFrances Burney's Cecilia (2012)

A Publishing History by Catherine M. Parisian

The price ofpaper per ream is an estimate. 20This was notCadell's firstencounter with Anderson. Anderson, oftenin collusionwith Robertson, was oneoftheleading figures in the trafficof Irish reprints and Scottish piracies (McDougall 179).

Google previewInternational Handbook of Protestant Education (2012)

by William Jeynes, David W. Robinson

Todd Ream is an associate professor at ...

Google previewNew Blossoms for Tomorrow (2009)

by Althea Richards

Therefore, being completely financially viable within the natural and the spiritual ream is the cornerstone we will need to obtain a true and dignified reality Financial viability is the basis for a complete sense of richness in our society at large, ...

Google previewThe family gazetteer and atlas of the world. The atlas by W. & A.K. Johnston (1862)

by James Bryce

The principal ream is the Isis, and it is regarded as the true ead- branch of the Thames. It rises on the orders of Wilts, 2 m. S.W. Cirencester, at a eight of 376 ft.

Google previewColonial America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History (2016)

An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History by James Ciment

For every ream of any other paper called Fools Cap Fine, not made in Great Britain, one shilling and ten pence halfpenny. For every ream of any other paper called Fools Cap Fine Second, not made in Great Britain, one shilling and six pence.

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 3 of 4: N-R)

by Various

Ream, rēm, n. a quantity ...

Google previewWyman's Dictionary of Stationery and Compendium of useful information, for the office, counting house, and library (1875)

Per Ream. s, d. s, d. Good Blue Foolscap, ruled faint, cash, &c. - - - - - - --...

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Ream Meaning

Video shows what ream means. Cream; also, the creamlike froth on ale or other liquor; froth or foam in general.. ream pronunciation. How to pronounce ...

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Scrabble value of R1E1A1M3

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of REAM

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