Definitions for "Arm"
Keywords:  preselected, fluctuate, vrm, aml, cap
Adjustable Rate Mortgage. A home loan where the interest rate is changed periodically based on a standard financial index. ARM's offer lower initial interest rates with the risk of rates increasing in the future. In comparison, a fixed rate mortgage (FRM's) offers a higher rate that will not change for the length of the loan. ARMs often have caps on how much the interest rate can rise or fall. You can shop and compare mortgage options securely online.
Adjustable Rate Mortgage. Mortgage loans under which the interest rate periodically adjusted to more closely coincide with current rates. The amounts and times of adjustment are agreed to at the inception of the loan.
Adjustable-rate mortgage loan features an interest rate that moves up and down as market conditions change. ARMs usually offer a lower initial interest rate, but your mortgage payments may change periodically (usually semiannually or annually). Rate changes are based on an index such as the one-year Treasury Index or the cost-of-funds index (COFi). Some ARMs can be convertible.
The architecture of the iPod's processor. Find out more about the ARM architecture. All hard-drive based iPod generations have dual core (
Advanced RISC Machines (ARM Ltd., company name of developer of ARM MCUs in the UK), visit
RISC processor, manufactured in Britain, by microprocessor maker ARM. The advantages of RISC, includes fewer chip instructions, smaller chip size&reduced power usage. Because of it's advantages, a wide variety of applications are based on RISC, such as control apparatus, especially in recent years. Each instruction is simplified, and with efficient parallel processing (processes two or more commands at the same time), there is significant improvement in processing speed.
A support for the elbow, at the side of a chair, the end of a sofa, etc.
in clinical trials, one group of participants (an iarmi of the trial) receives one treatment (drug) while another arm receives a different treatment (placebo).
The anatomical region between the shoulder and the elbow. Sometimes called the upper arm.
Keywords:  craps, dice, odds, throw, kindly
This term is used when a player temporarily changes the odds of the game through his exceptional ability (luck?) to throw the dice.
In Craps, a player who has such skill at throwing the dice that he can alter the conventional odds of the game. Such a player is said to be "an arm", and is usually not seen kindly by the dealer.
A term applied to a craps player with a superior skill for shooting the dice that temporarily alters the odds of the game. The player may also said to be 'on the roll.'
The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.
The fore limb of an animal, as of a bear.
A limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an invertebrate animal.
ACCREDITED RESIDENTIAL MANAGER. A professional designation awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors. The designation is intended for those persons specializing in the management of residential property.
Accredited Resident Manager. A professional designation awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management to individuals involved in the management of property.
ACCREDITED RESIDENTIAL MANAGER. A professional designation for a person trained to manage residential properties. A person who has earned the designation by fulfilling the requirements of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), which is an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors.
Asynchronous Response Mode. HDLC communication type involving at least one primary and one secondary station, where either can initiate transmissions.
Asynchronous Response Mode. HDLC mode for systems with one primary and one or more secondaries; if more than one secondary is present, all but one must be quiescent. With one primary and one active secondary, either active station may initiate transmission at any time without waiting for a poll or an F bit.
Asynchronous Response Mode. (Asynchronous Way of Answer)
Keywords:  fig, furnish, secular, fortify, defense
Fig.: Power; might; strength; support; as, the secular arm; the arm of the law.
To furnish or equip with weapons of offense or defense; as, to arm soldiers; to arm the country.
To cover or furnish with a plate, or with whatever will add strength, force, security, or efficiency; as, to arm the hit of a sword; to arm a hook in angling.
Keywords:  fluke, yard, anchor, shank, extremity
The end of a yard; also, the part of an anchor which ends in the fluke.
The extremity of a yard. The lower part of an anchor, crossing the shank and terminating in the flukes.
The surgical rupturing of the amniotic sac which is sometimes performed to speed up labor. It is sometimes referred to as the "artificial rupture of the membranes".
Artificial rupture of membrane
Acronym stands for artificial rupture of the membranes. Also known as amniotomy, see above definition.
antiradiation missile
Anti-Radar Missile
"Anti-Religious Movement" - i.e. opponents of Scientology
Short horizontal or oblique stroke that is free at one or both ends, as in E, F, K, L, T.
The short, upward sloping stroke or horizontal projection of characters like the 'X' and 'L'.
A horizontal stroke that is free on one end.
Automatic Restart Manager. A function of MVS to restart subsystems in place.
automatic restart manager. An OS/390 recovery function that can automatically restart batch jobs and started tasks after they or the system on which they are running terminate unexpectedly.
Automatic Restart Management
The beam or bar of a lever.
The lever, over, or past which, the body is moved in FRONT-CRAWL, BACKSTROKE or BUTTERFLY, to produce satisfactory swimming.
The "arm" refers to the handle or lever located on the right-hand side of a slot machine which is pulled by the player in order to activate the reels.
ccelerated eply ail - Origin caller service provided at a postal facility other that the one to which caller's mail is addressed, by which reply mail from the caller's customers is captured by the Postal Service for either immediate delivery to the caller or reshipment by Express Mail to the caller's address.
antibiotic resistance marker - a transgene that confers antibiotic resistance, a trait which is used to distinguish genetically modified from unmodified host organisms; the ARM may remain operational in the GMO and its progeny
androgen receptor mutation. a mutation in the gene located on the androgen receptor that allows the antiandrogen to stimulate PC growth rather than block growth; a paradoxical effect usually occurring in about 30% of patients on long-term antiandrogen therapy in the setting of a rising PSA with a castrate testosterone level
Keywords:  pdas, chips, they're, little, handsets
Commonly used in wireless handsets and PDAs, ARM chips are known for being small, processing data quickly and consuming little energy.
ARM chips are commonly used in cell phones and PDAs. They're very small, process data quickly, and use little energy.
Keywords:  remapped, adg, faulty, parity, raid
Also known as surface analysis. A fault management feature whereby hard drives are scanned for bad sectors, and data in the faulty sectors is remapped onto good sectors. Parity data consistency is also checked for drives in RAID 5 or RAID ADG configurations. Operates as a background process.
A slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting from a trunk, axis, or fulcrum; as, the arm of a steelyard.
Keywords:  abbr
abbr. for armonici.
If you dream your arm or arms have been injured and unusable then this is brought on by a feeling of loss connected with the ability to care for yourself, (if you are an older person), or a feeling of helplessness in reaching out to others, ( in a sense that your arm is bound ), and a restriction of your activities. Your right arm is associated with your outgoing nature, and the left arm represents your supportive, or nurturing nature.
Keywords:  dazzle, classroom, cart, vhs, deck
This means telling an audio track to prepare for recording. When recording on track one, you must arm track one first. Import To bring in. Video Cart is a cart in the classroom that has a vhs tape deck and monitor. This cart is used to transfer vhs to and from a computer with a dazzle, or use as a monitor station.
A weapon of offense or defense; an instrument of warfare; -- commonly in the pl.
To provide one's self with arms, weapons, or means of attack or resistance; to take arms.
Also referred to as "dipper," it is the structure that connects the excavator's attachment to the boom.
Keywords:  peice, eminating, curved, glass, metal
a curved glass or metal peice eminating from the receiver
A branch of a tree.
A branch of the military service; as, the cavalry arm was made efficient.
A branch from the main canal.
Keywords:  scie, review, social, annual, meeting
Annual Review Meeting (typically of Social Services by SCIE).
A row of dominoes set in a straight line in the layout of a matching or scoring game.
WHO Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring programme
A specific therapy program under study, often used interchangeably with treatment program, treatment regimen, treatment arm, or treatment. Used when referring to a particular treatment regimen in a study that has more than one regimen.
A branch of the study. Most studies are divided into groups, or arms, designed to compare one treatment arm with another.
Agilent Restricted Materials database.
Security: Turn on a security device. When you arm the system, you turn on protection. Disarming the system turns off protection.
Keywords:  keypad, alarm, fault, zone, output
Is the action of activating an ALARM SYSTEM (usually by means of entering a USER CODE at the KEYPAD) so that a FAULT on a ZONE will activate an OUTPUT DEVICE.
Keywords:  cohort, dose, subjects, study, drug
all of the study subjects taking a particular drug or drug dose are said to be in that "arm" (or "cohort") of the study
Keywords:  widget, mouse, button, press, pointing
A widget is usually armed when you press a mouse button while pointing at it.
Keywords:  linkage, closer, mounting, door, frame
n. door closer linkage which connects the closer to the frame or door, depending on the mounting style
Keywords:  inlet, sea, water
An inlet of water from the sea.
Keywords:  spindle, farm, wooden, iron, wheel
The iron, or in the case of farm vehicles, the wooden spindle upon which the wheel turns.
The part of the sewing machine head which is above the bed normally comprising a vertical arm and a horizontal arm (see diagram). It is a casing, which houses and provides mounting points for the moving parts inside.
Keywords:  libor, refinance
LIBOR● Refinance
Keywords:  spiral, galaxy, dust, stars, composed
In galaxies, a structure composed of gas, dust, and stars which winds out from near the galaxy's center in a spiral pattern.
Keywords:  firearm, load, contraction, charge
1. To charge or load a firearm. 2. Contraction of “firearm.
The distance from the reference datum at which a weight may be located. Used in weight and balance calculations to determine moment.
Keywords:  tank
armour, tank
The intentional breaking of the waters, done if it does not happen naturally during labour.
Application Reference Model. An information model that describes the information requirements and constraints of a specific application context [ISO 10303-1: 1994].
A comparatively long, narrow and natural waterway extending from a larger body of water.
Association of Reproductive Managers
Acquisition Risk Management
Agent Reporting and Management
Keywords:  anything, resembling
Anything resembling an arm
The part of the microscope that connects the head or body of the microscope to the base. When carrying a microscope, you should always hold the arm with one hand and place your other hand under the base.
small extension attached horizontally at angle to large base.
The amount of money wagered (put into action) by a player during an entire playing session
A horizontal segment of a letter, at least one end of which is not attached to the vertical part. Example: the middle bar of the capital E.
Keywords:  rod, attaches, stand, metal
Metal rod (arm) which attaches to a C-Stand.
(two-, three-) a group of study patients assigned to a particular therapy. For example, a two-arm study involves two different groups of patients receiving two assigned therapies.
Application Reference Model (STEP Architecture)
Atmospheric Radiation Measurement
Keywords:  inches, distance, object
Distance in inches to the CG of an object.
Keywords:  zones, today, turn, controls, secure
To turn the security system on. Most of today's controls will not allow the system to be armed unless all zones are secure.
Keywords:  length, around, price
Arms length price Around us
Keywords:  risk, associate, management, see
See Associate in Risk Management. (G)
Application Response Measurement
Keywords:  take, one
To take by the arm; to take up in one's arms.