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surface-to-air missile


vb (tr) , sams, samming or sammed
sam hold of dialect Northern English to collect; gather up


n acronym for
(Military) surface-to-air missile



surface-to-air missile.


Bible. Samuel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.SAM - a guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target
guided missile - a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
MANPAD - a man-portable surface-to-air missile
Stinger - a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder
surface-to-air missile system - the shipboard system that fires missiles at aircraft


[sæm] N (familiar form) of Samuel Sam Browne (belt)correaje m de oficial
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Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) and Bank of Scotland could face court procedures following a shared appreciation mortgage scandal.
Lew said that the university "provided a mortgage forgiven in equal installments over five years, and an additional shared appreciation mortgage.
Emmons said there are three possible solutions: 1) a spontaneous recovery in house prices; 2) a "painless recapitalization" through a shared appreciation mortgage approach; or 3) let the market clear, and that will produce significant further price declines.
Margaret, a former book binder, signed up to a Shared Appreciation Mortgage (SAM) when she divorced in 1997.
The deal was part of a shared appreciation mortgage, which offered interest free cash on the understanding that when the mortgage was repaid, the bank would take a slice of the property's increase in value.
They ended up with a shared appreciation mortgage, which entitles the bank to a share of the property's sale price, but they claim this was not fully explained to them.
The first such deal was unveiled yesterday by Barclays, whose Shared Appreciation Mortgage will be available to the over-45s.
The revolutionary Shared Appreciation Mortgage (SAM) was launched six months ago by Bank of Scotland Centrebank.