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PROM

 (prŏm)
n. Computers
A kind of read-only memory whose contents can be set after manufacture, but only once.

[p(rogrammable) r(ead-)o(nly) m(emory).]

prom

 (prŏm)
n.
A formal dance held for a high-school or college class typically at or near the end of the academic year.

[Short for promenade.]

prom

(prɒm)
n
1. Brit short for promenade1, promenade concert
2. informal US and Canadian short for promenade3

PROM

(prɒm)
n acronym for
(Computer Science) programmable read only memory

prom

(prɒm)

n.
a formal dance held by a high school or college class.
[1890–95, Amer.; short for promenade]

prom.

promontory.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prom - a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic yearprom - a formal ball held for a school class toward the end of the academic year
formal, ball - a lavish dance requiring formal attire
Translations

prom

[prɒm] N
1. (Brit) (= promenade) → paseo m marítimo
2. (Brit) = promenade concert
3. (US) baile de gala bajo los auspicios de los alumnos de un colegio
PROM
En Gran Bretaña el término prom es la forma abreviada de promenade concert, y hace referencia a un concierto de música clásica en el que una parte del público permanece de pie en una zona del auditorio reservada al efecto. La serie de conciertos de este tipo más conocida es la que se celebra cada verano en el Royal Albert Hall de Londres, y que tuvo su origen en 1895 a partir de una idea del director de orquesta Henry Wood. Actualmente convertidos en una institución nacional, destaca entre todas las actuaciones la llamada Last Night of the Proms en la que se interpretan piezas de carácter patriótico, entre otras de repertorio.
En Estados Unidos un prom es un baile de gala que se celebra para los alumnos de un centro de educación secundaria o universitaria. De todos estos bailes el más famoso es el senior prom, al que asisten los alumnos del último año de una high school y que se considera un acontecimiento de gran importancia para los adolescentes estadounidenses. Los alumnos acuden normalmente con su pareja y visten de etiqueta: esmoquin los chicos y traje de noche las chicas.

prom

[ˈprɒm] n abbr
(by the sea)esplanade f, promenade f
(= concert) → concert m (de musique classique)
(US) (= ball) → bal m d'étudiants

PROM

n (Comput) abbr of Programmable Read Only MemoryPROM m

prom

n (inf) (Brit: = promenade) → (Strand)promenade f; (Brit: = concert) → Konzert nt (in gelockertem Rahmen); (US: = ball) → Studenten-/Schülerball m

prom

[prɒm]
1. n abbr
a. (Brit) (fam) = promenade
b. (Brit) (fam) = promenade concert
2. n (Am) → ballo studentesco
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