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EM, Em or em may refer to:

Cities

Codes

EM is:

Computing

Media

  • Em (cartoon), a comic strip by Maria Smedstad featured daily in thelondonpaper till September 2009, and on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in The Sun since then
  • Epic Movie, 2007 American comedy film
  • Extreme Makeover, a former television program from ABC in which individuals volunteer to receive an extensive makeover in Hollywood

Music

Organizations

  • EM Microelectronics, a Swiss semiconductor manufacturer specialized in the design and production of ultra-low-power integrated circuits
  • European Movement, an international lobbying association that coordinates the efforts of associations and private individuals desiring to work towards the construction of a united Europe

People

  • David Em (born 1952), American computer art pioneer

Science

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Biology

  • Effective microorganisms, a brand name for a series of products intended to improve soil quality and plant growth by a (yet scientifically unconfirmed) method of using a mixture of microorganisms

Linguistics

  • Em, the name of M / m, the thirteenth letter of the modern Latin alphabet, in English and other languages
    • Em (Cyrillic) (М / м), a letter of the Cyrillic alphabet that directly corresponds to the Latin alphabet letter "M" and is pronounced similarly
  • Em (digraph), a digraph in Portuguese
  • Em, the third-person plural objective Spivak pronoun

Mathematics

Medicine

  • Emergency medicine, a speciality of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses and injuries that require immediate medical attention
  • Erythema multiforme, a skin condition that usually follows an antecedent infection or drug exposure

Physics

  • Electromagnetism:
    • A fundamental physical force that is responsible for interactions between charged particles
    • Magnetism developed by an electrical current (such as in an electromagnet)
  • Electromagnetic force:
    • The force that the electromagnetic field exerts on electrically charged particles

Technology

  • Electromigration, the transport of conducting solid material caused by electric current through it
  • Electron microscope, a type of microscope that uses electrons to "illuminate" a specimen and create an enlarged image
  • Electron multiplier, a vacuum-tube structure that multiplies incident charges by means of secondary emission
  • Exametre or exameter (Em), an SI unit of length equal to 1018 metres
  • Nikon EM, an SLR camera made by the Nikon Corporation in the late 1970s

Typography

  • Em (typography), a unit of measurement used in typography and web design
    • Em dash (), a dash which is one em wide
    • Em space ( ) or mutton, a space which is one em wide

Miscellaneous

  • Em, a common short form of some given names, e.g. Emma, Emily, Emmett, Emmanuel, Emerson
  • EM gauge, a variant of 1:76 scale used in model railways
  • Emergency management, a discipline that studies dealing with and avoiding risks
  • Emerging markets, a term used to describe a nation's social, or business activity in the process of rapid industrialization
  • Environmental management, the management of interaction by the modern human societies with, and impact upon the environment
  • ERASMUS Mundus, a students exchange program, the international counterpart of the ERASMUS programme
  • Electrician's Mate, a rank of the U.S. Navy

Contents

EM, Em or em may refer to:

Cities

Codes

EM is:

Computing

Media

  • Em (cartoon), a comic strip by Maria Smedstad featured daily in thelondonpaper till September 2009, and on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in The Sun since then
  • Epic Movie, 2007 American comedy film
  • Extreme Makeover, a former television program from ABC in which individuals volunteer to receive an extensive makeover in Hollywood

Music

Organizations

  • EM Microelectronics, a Swiss semiconductor manufacturer specialized in the design and production of ultra-low-power integrated circuits
  • European Movement, an international lobbying association that coordinates the efforts of associations and private individuals desiring to work towards the construction of a united Europe

People

  • David Em (born 1952), American computer art pioneer
  • Ea Mikael (EM), Finnish famous musical

Science

Biology

  • Effective microorganisms, a brand name for a series of products intended to improve soil quality and plant growth by a (yet scientifically unconfirmed) method of using a mixture of microorganisms

Linguistics

  • Em, the name of M / m, the thirteenth letter of the modern Latin alphabet, in English and other languages
    • Em (Cyrillic) (М / м), a letter of the Cyrillic alphabet that directly corresponds to the Latin alphabet letter "M" and is pronounced similarly
  • Em (digraph), a digraph in Portuguese
  • Em, the third-person plural objective Spivak pronoun

Mathematics

Medicine

  • Emergency medicine, a speciality of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses and injuries that require immediate medical attention
  • Erythema multiforme, a skin condition that usually follows an antecedent infection or drug exposure

Physics

  • Electromagnetism:
    • A fundamental physical force that is responsible for interactions between charged particles
    • Magnetism developed by an electrical current (such as in an electromagnet)
  • Electromagnetic force:
    • The force that the electromagnetic field exerts on electrically charged particles

Technology

  • Electromigration, the transport of conducting solid material caused by electric current through it
  • Electron microscope, a type of microscope that uses electrons to "illuminate" a specimen and create an enlarged image
  • Electron multiplier, a vacuum-tube structure that multiplies incident charges by means of secondary emission
  • Exametre or exameter (Em), an SI unit of length equal to 1018 metres
  • Nikon EM, an SLR camera made by the Nikon Corporation in the late 1970s

Typography

  • Em (typography), a unit of measurement used in typography and web design
    • Em dash (), a dash which is one em wide
    • Em space ( ) or mutton, a space which is one em wide

Miscellaneous

  • Em, a common short form of some given names, e.g. Emma, Emily, Emmett, Emmanuel, Emerson
  • EM gauge, a variant of 1:76 scale used in model railways
  • Emergency management, a discipline that studies dealing with and avoiding risks
  • Emerging markets, a term used to describe a nation's social, or business activity in the process of rapid industrialization
  • Environmental management, the management of interaction by the modern human societies with, and impact upon the environment
  • ERASMUS Mundus, a students exchange program, the international counterpart of the ERASMUS programme
  • Electrician's Mate, a rank of the U.S. Navy


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