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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb lam:


Lam is sometimes a misspelling of jam or lamb.

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Definition of the noun lam

What does lam mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lams

  1. a rapid escape (as by criminals)
    • example: after the expose he had to take it on the lam
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of lam: getaway
    • more generic words: escape / flight = the act of escaping physically

Alternative definition of the noun lam


  1. Used in the expression on the lam to mean that a person is fleeing law enforcement, possibly in hiding.
  2. The twenty-third letter of the Arabic alphabet, [Arab, ﻝ]. It is preceded by [Arab, ك] and followed by [Arab, م].

Definition of the verb lam

What does lam mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: lammed, lamming

  1. flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
  2. give a thrashing to; beat hard

Alternative definition of the verb lam


  1. [transitive] To beat or thrash


Lam is a municipality in the district of Cham in Bavaria in Germany.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lam

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Google previewPleural Diseases (2007)

by Richard W. Light

PNEUMOTHORAX DUE TO LYMPHANGIOLEIOMYOMATOSIS LAM is a rare condition characterized by...

Google previewIssues in Anatomy, Physiology, Metabolism, Morphology, and Human Biology: 2011 Edition (2012)

Sporadic LAM is a rare disease with prevalence of approximately 1 to 2 cases per million women in the United States and among populations of white descent, and is even rarer among Asian and African individuals. Syndromic LAM affects 4 % ...

Google previewQueering Contemporary Asian American Art (2017)

by Laura Kina, Jan Christian Bernabe

Lam is the recipient of the Canada Council for the Arts, Vera List Center for Art and Politics Fellowship, among others.

LAM is a faculty member in comparative literature, media and cultural studies, director of Southeast Asian ...

Google previewStocker and Dehner's Pediatric Pathology (2015)

by Aliya N. usain, J. Thomas Stocker, Louis P. Dehner

LAM is a member of the perivascular epithelioid ...

Google previewLaser Fabrication and Machining of Materials (2008)

by Narendra B. Dahotre, Sandip Harimkar

LAM is a traditional machining approach assisted by laser energy, whereas LM is nontraditional machining approach which uses a laser beam as a direct tool for material removal. The detailed discussion of these approaches form the subject ...

Google previewManaging Diversity in Today's Workplace: Strategies for Employees and Employers [4 volumes] (2012)

by Michele A. Paludi

Jack Lam is a PhD student in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Alecto dichotoma, Lam. ....... Berenicea diluviana, Lam. ..... Smithii, Phil.

Terebellaria ramosissima, Lam... Ditto, l. .. Scarborough l. Bath, l. antilope, Lam.

Google previewDictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings (2010)

A Compendium of Contemporary Biblical Scholarship by Tremper Longman III, Peter Enns

(Lam 2:18-19). In response to this invitation a voice of prayer addresses Yahweh directly to conclude the poem in...

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Small photo of Holy bowl at Chuk Lam Buddhist monastery in da lat Vietnam, January 2017Small photo of June 15, 2018, Hong Kong : Lam Kwai Fong Football Fever Event during World Cup 2018Small photo of Holy bowl at Chuk Lam Buddhist monastery in da lat Vietnam, January 2017Small photo of DON DUONG, DA LAT, LAM DONG, VIET NAM- MAY 4, 2017: The man and the woman harvest and collecting the tomato under sun lightSmall photo of DON DUONG, DA LAT, LAM DONG, VIET NAM- MAY 4, 2017: The man and the woman harvest and collecting the tomato under sun lightSmall photo of Tuyen lam lakeSmall photo of Tuyen Lam Lake, DaLat, Vietnam, Beautiful landscape for eco travel, Holiday More...

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Quotes about Lam

topsy-turvy world

a leaf flies
on a submerged sky:
a clear pond

dahong napalid
sa naunlod nga langit
diha sa lam-aw


Ayaw palihug
Isul-ob ang akong
Kay basa pa kana
Nganong nabutang
Man kana sa imong
Imong bag? (Ric S. Bastasa)
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Scrabble value of L1A1M3

The value of this 3-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of LAM

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