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flam 1

 (flăm)
n. Informal
1. A lie or hoax; a deception.
2. Nonsense; drivel.

[Short for flimflam.]

flam 2

 (flăm)
n. Music
A drumbeat consisting of two almost simultaneous strokes of which the first is a very rapid grace note.

[Probably of imitative origin.]

flam

(flæm)
n
1. a falsehood, deception, or sham
2. nonsense; drivel
vb, flams, flamming or flammed
(tr) to cheat or deceive
[C16: probably short for flimflam]

flam

(flæm)
n
(Music, other) a drumbeat in which both sticks strike the head almost simultaneously but are heard to do so separately
[C18: probably imitative of the sound]

flam

(flæm)

n.
a drumbeat consisting of two notes in quick succession, with the accent on the second.
[1790–1800; imitative]

flam


Past participle: flammed
Gerund: flamming

Imperative
flam
flam
Present
I flam
you flam
he/she/it flams
we flam
you flam
they flam
Preterite
I flammed
you flammed
he/she/it flammed
we flammed
you flammed
they flammed
Present Continuous
I am flamming
you are flamming
he/she/it is flamming
we are flamming
you are flamming
they are flamming
Present Perfect
I have flammed
you have flammed
he/she/it has flammed
we have flammed
you have flammed
they have flammed
Past Continuous
I was flamming
you were flamming
he/she/it was flamming
we were flamming
you were flamming
they were flamming
Past Perfect
I had flammed
you had flammed
he/she/it had flammed
we had flammed
you had flammed
they had flammed
Future
I will flam
you will flam
he/she/it will flam
we will flam
you will flam
they will flam
Future Perfect
I will have flammed
you will have flammed
he/she/it will have flammed
we will have flammed
you will have flammed
they will have flammed
Future Continuous
I will be flamming
you will be flamming
he/she/it will be flamming
we will be flamming
you will be flamming
they will be flamming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been flamming
you have been flamming
he/she/it has been flamming
we have been flamming
you have been flamming
they have been flamming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been flamming
you will have been flamming
he/she/it will have been flamming
we will have been flamming
you will have been flamming
they will have been flamming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been flamming
you had been flamming
he/she/it had been flamming
we had been flamming
you had been flamming
they had been flamming
Conditional
I would flam
you would flam
he/she/it would flam
we would flam
you would flam
they would flam
Past Conditional
I would have flammed
you would have flammed
he/she/it would have flammed
we would have flammed
you would have flammed
they would have flammed
References in classic literature ?
Still," said Sancho, "I would be glad if your worship would make Master Pedro ask his ape whether what happened your worship in the cave of Montesinos is true; for, begging your worship's pardon, I, for my part, take it to have been all flam and lies, or at any rate something you dreamt.
But at night, around a fire, when Flam tells us about the gods, Nolo's face turns sour.
2014 took Flam river along much mass that lasted aside by Flam center from the river its outlet and up to Lunden bustadfelt.
This scenic adventure includes the Flam Railway, awe-inspiring Naeroyfjord (a Unesco World Heritage Site and the world's narrowest fjord) as well as the steep, hair-raising, hairpin bends of Stalheimskleiva (open May to September).
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At Flam, from the confines of a train, we were ferried to a 360 degree view of the fjords criss-crossing our way through quaint little sleepy villages with churches as old as 1667 and waterfalls that appeared at almost each turn.
Sites like e-Bay, Facebook and Trip Advisor, where sellers and buyers are rated by other users, are not beyond scammers to flam up their own credentials with false praise.
Six poRts of call: Rosyth foR EdinbuRgh, LeRwick (Shetland), BeRgen, Skjolden, Flam and Odda ?
Although it's now closed to entries here are the last pictures to be printed and we'll let you know the winners soon Harry and Dorothy Jewitt, from Llanrumney, Cardiff, are pictured at the waterfalls |in Norway on the famous Flam Railway.
Strawberry Alarm Clock, Wild Child, Paperback Writer, & Cutty Flam In Concert
Some truly wonderful ports of call: Ulvik, Eidfjord, Flam and Bergen ?
uk | Ports of call are Dunmore East (for Waterford), Dublin, Belfast, Greenock (for Glasgow), Portree (Isle of Skye), Kirkwall (Orkney), Bergen, Alesund and Flam (all Norway).