ma definition

  • noun:
    • Informal Mother.
    • mom, mama.
    • A child's word for mama.
    • In Oriental nations, a respectful form of target directed at a lady; mama.
    • A shorter or childish as a type of mama.
    • A sling employed by Polynesian islanders, produced from finely braided fibers of cocoanut-husk or of comparable material.
    • An abbreviation of Master of used Science.
    • informal terms for a mother
    • a situation in brand new England; one of the initial 13 colonies
    • one thousandth of an ampere
    • a master's level in arts and sciences
  • initialism:
    • milli-arcsecond
  • abbreviation:
    • May
  • conjunction:
    • But; -- utilized in cautionary expressions.
  • others:
    • A Middle English form of mo.
    • In music, but: used particularly in the phrase ma non troppo, although not too much, to restrict various indications of music tempo and style, as allegro ma non troppo, fast, however too much therefore, etc.

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